Thread Subject: Re: Bypassing content.
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From: Hoffman, Allen
Date: Fri, Jun 08 2007 10:50 AM
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This one is intended to allow people to basically use things like
headers to jump from each block to the next quickly. I'm not convinced
this language is exactly right, or better than the original
CFR1194.22(o) either. it is testable, but certainly is not easy to test
in an automated fashion.
I have been trying to work out testing algorithm to count the number of
links from start of page to each link on a page, take the average
link-count, and then by re-analyzing the links in variations of
sequence, determine if shorter paths indeed exist, and where to set
upper and lower boundaries on the tests to get the answer, is there a
way to shorten the link path. if anyone can put that into a provision
we would have a testable check on lowering "link" or "tab" path. The
reason "block of content" is good is that it doesn't really matter what
stuff one has to skip over to get past with the voice, the important
factors is to be able to skip it quickly when needed.
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Sent: Friday, June 08, 2007 11:49 AM
To: TEITAC Web/Software Subcommittee
Subject: [teitac-websoftware] Bypassing content.
I have a slight issue on the testability of : "A mechanism shall be
available to bypass blocks of content that are repeated on multiple Web
What exactly constitutes a 'block of content'?
Also if the repeated content is the last thing on the page, is a bypass
still necessary? If so, where should it bypass too?
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