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[Bug 10525] Please try to improve Bugzilla's accessibility/usability problems before Last Call

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Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2010 02:25:40 +0000
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--- Comment #4 from Gregory J. Rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net>  2010-09-04 02:25:39 ---
PROBLEM: collapse/expand link undecipherable if one cannot read document 

currently, one can expand or collapse individual comments using a hyperlink
whose hyperlink text is "(-)" or "(+)", which constitues ASCII art, which must
be either

1. glossed using ABBR

<ABBR title="Collapse">(-)</ABBR></a>
<ABBR title="Expand">(+)</ABBR>

2. use the actual terms "expand" and "collapse" as the hyperlink text

3. use an expand/collapse graphic with proper alt text

<img src="collapse.png" alt="collapse">
<img src="expand.png" alt="expand">

RECOMMENDATION: of the 3 approaches outlined above, i strongly recommend #2
(use the actual terms "expand" and "collapse") because one cannot count on a
user of assistive technology to have abbreviations set to auto-expand, although
it is a valid solution to the problem of indecipherable hyperlink text

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