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Re: Failure for 2.4.6

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 18:59:25 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0810231859p632607e2g3484fe60e5d18827@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Karl Groves" <karl.groves@ssbbartgroup.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 5:38 AM, Karl Groves
<karl.groves@ssbbartgroup.com> wrote:
>
> Regarding Failures for 2.4.6 (http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.html)
> I'd like to propose a failure for this:  The use of numerous, irrelevant headings.
>
> For Example:
> <h3><a href="example.html">Some Passage of Text</a></h3>
> <h3><a href="another_example.html">Another Passage of Text</a></h3>
>
> By applying headings incorrectly, or for passages of text which do not delineate a section, users of assistive technology may be stripped of this useful navigation technique.
>
>
>
> Karl Groves
> Senior Accessibility Consultant
> SSB BART Group
> karl.groves@ssbbartgroup.com
> 703.637.8961 (o)
> 443.889.8763 (c)
> http://www.ssbbartgroup.com
>
> Accessibility-On-Demand
>
>

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Response from the Working Group
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This suggestion is covered by F43: Failure of Success Criterion 1.3.1
due to using structural markup in a way that does not represent
relationships in the content.

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact


On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Friday, 24 October 2008 02:00:08 UTC

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