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Re: "Bypass Blocks" Question

From: Jamie Rau <jamie.rau@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:07:19 -0700
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On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 5:41 AM, Mandana Eibegger <mandana@schoener.at>
wrote:

> Hello,
>
> i have a question concerning the Success Criterion 2.4.1 "Bypass Blocks".
>
> For this SC there is the Sufficient Technique
> "ARIA11: Using ARIA landmarks to identify regions of a page (ARIA)"
>
> And an Advisory Technique
> "Using accessibility supported technologies which allow structured
> navigation by user agents and assistive technologies (future link) "
>
> Does HTML5 count as an "accessibility supported technology" in the
> meantime?
> So, would using <main><header> etc be sufficient to support bypassing of
> blocks?
>
> And what about users, not using AT (just tabbing in the browser)?
> Wouldn't it still be necessary to implement skip-links and access-keys to
> make a webpage accessible?
>
> Thank you,
> Mandana
>
>
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