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Re: onclick vs Re: Click here

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 21:48:16 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200208092048.g79KmGF01023@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Saying 'click here' to a speech-input user is a little like saying "do you
> see?" to a person who is blind. It isn't quite appropriate. But beyond
> upsetting them you will probably get your meaning across.

This does, however, invalidate the reason for using "click here" in the
first place, which is generally an assumption that the user is too stupid
to follow anything except explicit directions in terms of the specific
technology that they are using.
Received on Friday, 9 August 2002 17:12:13 UTC

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