Thread Subject: Re: Bypassing content.
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From: Andrew Kirkpatrick
Date: Tue, Jun 12 2007 2:50 PM
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And I don't have any problem with a developer using a skip link as a way
to address this standard. What I'd like to avoid is the requirement
that to meet this technique the feature that allows you to skip around
be visible, since for some success techniques that are in current use
would then fail.
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> Subject: Re: [teitac-websoftware] Bypassing content.
> >The skip nav link offers very poor control - you get one option and
> >that is to move focus to where the link is and nowhere else.
> Well that is what all links do- move focus to a particular
> target. The skip nav link moves focus to after end of group
> of links or repetitive block of content if one prefers that.
> It never purported to do anything else and is an effective
> vehicle for that. It is but one option when other structural
> markup is absent.
> Sailesh Panchang
> Senior Accessibility Engineer
> Deque Systems Inc. (www.deque.com)
> 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite #140,
> Reston VA 20191
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