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RE: Separate adjacent links with more than whitespace

From: John Foliot - bytown internet <foliot@bytowninternet.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 13:27:24 -0500
To: "Scarlett Julian \(ED\)" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>, "'Steve Vosloo'" <stevenvosloo@yahoo.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: "'W3c-Wai-Ig'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <GKEFJJEKDDIMBHJOGLENEECNDCAA.foliot@bytowninternet.com>

uh-huh, especially since the user will in fact choose one of the 5 links
(presumably).  Visual display vs logical structure.

Links to "this", "that" or "the other" are, semantically, an unordered list;
it doesn't matter which order you approach them, only that they are equal in
importance.  I have an associate who has been playing with nested lists as
"dynamic menus", where hovering over a list item "reveals" the secondary
nested list, place and styled via CSS.


> I'm not sure I see the distinction. What is it about footer links
> that makes
> them different?
> Forgive me if I've misunderstood but what John is saying is that
> a bunch of
> links can be thought of structurally (and thus marked up) as a
> list. Whether
> that list is layed out vertically or horizontally, or in a
> left-hand menu or
> in a footer is besides the point.
> --Julian
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Steve Vosloo [mailto:stevenvosloo@yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 4:41 PM
> > To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> > Cc: 'W3c-Wai-Ig'
> > Subject: RE: Separate adjacent links with more than whitespace
> >
> >
> >
> > What I'm offering isn't a list, it's a series of footer links
> > (e.g. not
> > "Choose from this list of 5 links:")
> >
> > I see what you're suggesting, but I think if I had to go for strict
> > adherence then wrapping the vertical links in square brackets
> > might be a
> > more suitable solution.
> >
> >
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