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Re: redundant link information

From: Adam Solomon <adam.solomon2@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 09:07:38 +0200
Message-ID: <CALKv3=gOS_iKHVouNL98FjFqsT=DxJ2J01jKV4xGc5SH31be+Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marc Johlic <johlic@us.ibm.com>
Cc: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>, kirsten@can-adapt.com, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
thanks for the input everyone



On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 4:30 AM, Marc Johlic <johlic@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Hi David -
>
> Yes, you're right.  I misread the example in Adam's note.  I thought I saw
> a Failure for his example while working on F89, but I can't find it now..
>  I may have just read something about it on another website.   Thanks for
> the correction!
>
> -Marc
>
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> From:        David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
> To:        Marc Johlic/Tampa/IBM@IBMUS, "'Adam Solomon'" <
> adam.solomon2@gmail.com>,
> Cc:        "'WCAG'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, <kirsten@can-adapt.com>
> Date:        12/02/2013 09:11 PM
> Subject:        RE: redundant link information
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>
>
>
> Hi Mark
>
> I donít think it is the same... in F89 there is a closed anchor with *no*
> alt *or* link text... I think Adamís example is the opposite... there is
> alt text *and* text inside the anchor... this is chatty, but not a failure
> of WCAG.
>
>
> Cheers,
> David MacDonald
>
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> *From:* Marc Johlic [mailto:johlic@us.ibm.com <johlic@us.ibm.com>]
> * Sent:* December 2, 2013 6:10 PM
> * To:* Adam Solomon
> * Cc:* WCAG
> * Subject:* Re: redundant link information
>
> Hi Adam,
>
> I believe that's covered under F89:
> *http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG-TECHS/failures.html#F89*<http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG-TECHS/failures.html#F89>
>
>
>
> Regards,
> Marc Johlic
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> From:        Adam Solomon <*adam.solomon2@gmail.com*<adam.solomon2@gmail.com>
> >
> To:        WCAG <*w3c-wai-gl@w3.org* <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>>,
> Date:        12/01/2013 07:48 AM
> Subject:        redundant link information
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>
> Hi
> Is there a failure for content which has duplicate link info, like the
> failure examples provided here: *http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG-TECHS/H2.html*<http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG-TECHS/H2.html>
> ?
> (
> <a href="products.html">
> <img src="products.gif" alt="Products page"/>
> Products page
> </a>
>
> )
> Or is it just not best practice?
>
Received on Tuesday, 3 December 2013 07:08:07 UTC

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