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Re: Invisible elements for additional link text

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 07:49:45 +0100
Message-ID: <50518209.6060400@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: Christian Biggins <cbiggins@gmail.com>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Christian Biggins wrote:
> 
> I requested one of our designers make our 'read more' links more 
> descriptive to include things like 'read more about article title' and 
> his response was to have; 
> 
> '<span>Read More <span class="invisible">about topic title</span></span>'

Without seeing the style rules for invisible, I can't be completely sure 
about the accessibility, but using "invisible" for a class name, to me, 
indicates a fundamental failure to understand the purpose of classes. 
They are not to directly control the presentation.

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