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Re: 2.4.3, 1.3.2

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 20:07:22 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWaw__86mj_Pdd9TmuvNY7W6j66A9LO4C841FiTD9CHM7w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>
Cc: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 8:03 PM, Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>wrote:

> Loretta,
> In principle, if you content:
> >But the use of H4 is not required for SC 2.4.3...
> Then why is it listed as a sufficient technique?

Because it is sufficient. You may use it, but you may use some other
sufficient technique.

> Adam,
> Well in that example of groom and bride, without tabindex, one may content
> that reading order is meaningful. But if one navigates across fields
> row-wise, it does affect meaning or operation. As I said in my last email,
> the intent is not to compare first names but actually enter data into a
> form. I imagine most would want to be done with data for one person then
>  input data for the next. While filling out paper forms too,I'd complete the
> form for person#1 and then person#2 and not fill out first name for person#1
> then jump to form for the other chap and fill out his first name. That is
> not logical. On a Web page the fields may be placed next to each other
> visually but they are meant to be navigated "logically" for person#1 and
> then #2. It is not the author's choice or reading  order... the author is
> constrained by layout / design and must use tabindex (h4) to ensure
> navigation does not affect operation.
> Sailesh
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