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Re: Click here and other bad link texts

From: lynn alford <lynn.alford@jcu.edu.au>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 09:53:20 +1000
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At 04:02 PM 11/02/2003 +0200, Isofarro wrote:

>From: "Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo" <emmanuelle@mi.madritel.es>
>Subject: Re: Click here and other bad link texts
> > In the text that you have created to recommend not to use "click here" I
> > think that it is important that you also explain that the same text of a
> > link should not be used to point to different resources.
>Good point. One excellent "visual" demonstration of the problem this causes
>can be seen using Opera 7, which offers (as part of the browser) a hotbar
>tab to "list all links". This may convince quite a few "visually-dependant"
>website developers why good descriptive link text is an advantage.

Another would be to use IE and to use the option "Print table of 
links".  That tends to be an eye opener on the link text.

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