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Re: Recursive Links in menu bars - continued

From: Dan B. <danb@kempt.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:00:11 -0400
Message-ID: <50627DCB.2080604@kempt.net>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Jan Eric Hellbusch wrote:
> ...
> 
> When a link in a menu bar is deactivated, because the link would otherwise
> point to the current page, do any users feel the page is broken or
> semantically defect?

Yes.


  > Considerations:
> 
> * the menu is on a static page
> * See also Example #3 on http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/G128.html
> * text (i.e. "current page") is additionally being added to the menu item
> * the menu items are designed to highlight current items (also in contrast
> mode)
> 
> The point is, that
> 
> * some people (as Andrew) ask, why should somebody want to reload the
> (static) page and start from the top, and

Just because some people don't know/can't imagine and wonder why other
people would want to "reload" the page doesn't mean that other people
wouldn't want to reload--or load fresh in a new window or tab--the page,
and such not knowing it not a good argument against leaving the ability
to do so intact.


Daniel
Received on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 04:01:25 UTC

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