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Re: OPTION discussion

From: gregory j. rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 21:59:56 -0400 (EDT)
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSI.3.95.971022215347.23880F-100000@ns.hicom.net>
in his background materials on OPTION, al gilman asked:
> How much is this sort of hierarchy going to help speech, braille,
> etc. users as compared to search-for-string, go-to-number and
> other functions that the browser can provide to get around in
> a flat list?

not too terribly much...  navigation over cascading hierarchical menus is
slow and often frustrating--especially when backing up means closure of
child menus or putting one's screen access software into screen review...

there is still no substitute for the search-for-string, go-to-number and
other functions that all browsers _should_ provide to make navigating a 
flat list an expeditious experience...

Received on Wednesday, 22 October 1997 22:00:15 UTC

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