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Re: [CSS21] Inaccessibility of Index to CSS2.1 / Violation of WCAG

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 14:14:47 -0500
Message-ID: <476ABF27.2040507@inkedblade.net>
To: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Al Gilman wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> The index for CSS2.1
> 
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/CR-CSS21-20070719/indexlist.html>
> 
> replicates the inaccessibility of the index to CSS2, in that it uses
> chapter/section numbers as hyperlinks without so much as a title to
> indicate to which entry in the index the repetitious numeric hypertext
> points.  The PF WG's designated reviewer stopped counting when he
> reached 250 instances of the hyperlink text "1", which only took the
> reviewer into the "I" section of the index (specifically, on the target
> that hyperlinks to the definition of "<integer>", a fact which was only
> discoverable by following the link).

Recorded as issue 21
   http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css2.1#issue-21

It would help a lot if you could point to an example of a W3C report
index that does follow the accessibility guidelines.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 20 December 2007 19:15:18 GMT

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