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From: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:08:16 -0400
To: "<lwatson@paciellogroup.com>" <lwatson@paciellogroup.com>, Jim <jhomme1028@gmail.com>
Cc: "<w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:56:55 -0400, Jim <jhomme1028@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> Is it a common practice to put content off screen if you want to hide it  
> from the visual aspect of the page, if you want to use a hand and have  
> it acted like it would normally act in native iOS?

It is not uncommon. But it is normally bad practice.

For example, if people who are e.g. navigating with the keyboard or voice  
commands get to something but cannot actually see what it is, you would  
IMHO fail several WCAG checkpoints, and more to the point fail many actual  

Trying Opera's unmaintained inaccessible mail client:  
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