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Re: Page length and number of links

From: Gian Wild <findme@gianwild.com.au>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 20:34:04 +1000
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To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, Vivienne Conway <v.conway@webkeyit.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
It's an advisory technique under Guideline 2.4.

http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/navigation-mechanisms.html

Cheers
Gian
On 21 Jun 2013 20:32, "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:

> On 21/06/2013 10:57, Vivienne CONWAY wrote:
>
>> I pity anyone using a screen reader or keyboard navigation
>> having to wade through miles of links or text to get to the
>> information they need.
>>
>
> It's possibly the same for mouse users, though...wearing out my mouse's
> scroll wheel or endlessly dragging on the scrollbar. In fact, once proper
> headings/structure are added, AT users may well be at an advantage here
> with the ability to jump to headings etc directly.
>
> For what it's worth, when faced with a long document, I start to usually
> do an in-page search (provided I know the wording of what I'm looking for,
> e.g. a technical term inside a long W3C spec document). Of course, that
> doesn't help in situations when I'm after a broader/fuzzier set of
> information or advice.
>
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