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Re: Separate adjacent links with more than whitespace

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2003 10:04:51 -0500
To: Steve Vosloo <stevenvosloo@yahoo.com>, "'W3c-Wai-Ig'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-id: <00e801c2cc5e$dcf6a920$6501a8c0@handsontech>

it is good for all kinds of reasons.  It takes away that wading feeling and
makes it easier to get right to a link because it is clearly marked as such
and this is important if hand to eye needs a bit of help.  or tool to eye or
some other environment which needs a bit of help with clarity like low
vision where you see a relatively small portion of the screen at a time.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Vosloo" <stevenvosloo@yahoo.com>
To: "'W3c-Wai-Ig'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 9:43 AM
Subject: RE: Separate adjacent links with more than whitespace

> The point is that there is in fact a distinct separation between the
> hyperlinks.  This is useful for users with mobility
> impairments as well,
> including but not limited to Parkinson's, Arthritis,
> quadriplegics, etc.

Thanks John, but why is separating the links good for these ailments?
Surely someone with mobility impairments would be tabbing through the

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