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Re: Page length and number of links

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:47:05 +0100
Message-ID: <51C47579.2010408@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: 'wai-ig list' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Elizabeth J. Pyatt wrote:
> I also find that a long article can work better on a phone or a low bandwidth scenario (because the file downloads once). This is particularly true for more in-depth articles. 

Even with reasonable vision and an adequate connection, I often prefer a 
single "page", if the content needs deep study or reading from end to 
end, even if only skim reading (in particular, I prefer FAQs where all 
the questions and answers are one page), rather than one where one has 
to expand each in turn.

Recently I've been reading a lot of computer component reviews, and it 
is obvious there that the material has been split into short pages so 
that they can serve multiple tranches of advertising, rather than 
because that is the easy way to read the information.

David Woolley
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