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Re: Click here and other bad link texts

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2003 14:19:08 -0500
To: Jesper Tverskov <jesper.tverskov@mail.tele.dk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <000601c2d070$2037d640$6501a8c0@handsontech>

click here is intrinsically bad because it is not appropriate to the task
for more than just screen readers.  title is not always supported and it is
the link text that needs the information for the link.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jesper Tverskov" <jesper.tverskov@mail.tele.dk>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2003 1:52 PM
Subject: Click here and other bad link texts

Link text like "Click here" is bad because it does not make sense in screen
readers (WCAG 13.1). But I have seen some websites using meaningful title
attributes in such cases, and I am wondering if that could make such link
text acceptable or not?

Jesper Tverskov
Received on Sunday, 9 February 2003 14:21:19 UTC

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