QA comments on new W3C validator format

From: gregory j. rosmaita (
Date: Fri, Sep 14 2001

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    From: "gregory j. rosmaita" <>
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    Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 04:09:09 -0400
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    Subject: QA comments on new W3C validator format
    aloha - could you please add the following to the new validator format:
    1) please add explicit LABELs to the FORM controls; please also replicate
    the LABEL text using the "title" attribute ("alt" for SELECT) for each form
    control -- this would represent an enormous accessibility gain;
    2) please add a "Results" link in the "Jump to" bar, that takes one directly
    to the results, so that i, and other speech-output users don't have to
    listen to the form in order to ascertain whether or not the page has any
    errors (especially useful for those of us who put auto-validation links on
    our pages);
    3) using an asterisk as hyperlink text is tantamount to using ASCII art
    as a hyperlink - please add a "title" to the following link:
    	<a href="#sp-lim">*</a>
    suggestion: <a title="Caveat">*</a>
    thank you,
    gregory. (who is not subscribed to this list)
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