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Re: Proposal for WCAG 1.0 HTML Techniques module: using MAP group navigation links.

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2000 14:52:55 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>, Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
cc: WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, WAI UA group <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0004051451220.5145-100000@tux.w3.org>
To make it available to humans, use the title attribute. To do some kind of
semantic processing on it, use a class attribute.

And interesting idea is to use a URI as the value of the class attribute -
then if that points to some data that has expression in RDF we can make use
of it in all kinds of helpful ways.

Charles McCN

On Wed, 5 Apr 2000, Jon Gunderson wrote:

  >IJ: I don't know that you need title. The lack of a name attribute
  >means that no image can use this map as a graphical image map. So
  >it's purpose could only be to contain some other navigation mechanism.
  Resources may have more than one group of navigation links.  For example a
  site navigation bar (between URIs) and an internal table of contents (with
  a URI) it would be nice to have a mechanism to distiguish between the two
  groups of navigation links.
  Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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