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Re: absolute location

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Sat, 03 Jun 2000 08:35:13 -0400
Message-ID: <3938FB71.E7C3172F@clark.net>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
CC: Taylor-Made <taymade@home.com>, "Benjamin J. Simpson" <arcben@hotmail.com>
I've handled this by linking to the "text-only" version of sites or by linking
to an inside frame rather than a home page.  If this doesn't work, I will
include a short alert "warning, frames".

Taylor-Made wrote:

> Yes, I believe it would be.  Unfortunately, you cannot be responsible for
> the accessibility of the sites you have links to unless the links go to your
> other pages.  If the links go to sites that are outside of your site, one
> knows that the site design was done by someone else and may not be as
> accessible.
> Not all designers design for accessbility.  Only those who are aware that
> accessbility is even an issue are the designers who strive to make their
> sites viewable to as many people as possible.
> Joyce
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Benjamin J. Simpson <arcben@hotmail.com>
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Date: Friday, June 02, 2000 6:29 PM
> Subject: absolute location
> >Would a web site that has 'entirely accessible internal content' be
> >considered accessible if it had links to non-accesible, external resources?
> >
> >Especially if those links to external resources add to the value of the
> >site. For example, an accessible page of "The Top 10 Movie Sites", with
> >links to movie sites that are non-accessible.
> >
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