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RE: Section 508 1194.22(p)
From: John Foliot - bytown internet
Date: Mar 27, 2002 12:55PM
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Except it creates a "popup" window (WAI 10.1 - Priority 2). This can cause
spacial confusion for the visually impaired and should be avoided.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cohen, Lisa A. [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Sent: March 27, 2002 2:24 PM
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> Subject: RE: Section 508 1194.22(p)
> In order to achieve the "allow user additional time..." , you can show a
> link - call it "Extend My Time To Complete This Form". When clicked, this
> you use the target attribute in your <a href, and you specify a name which
> doesn't exist as the target). This will open a new window with a
> page that
> can just contain a message saying "Your time has been extended, close this
> window to return to your page". When the user returns to the
> original page,
> all of their input values are still there, and because the new window was
> opened, their session is automatically renewed which would give them more
> time. So they could hit this button as often as they need.
> Theoretically this should work and not interfere with security.
> can also be avoided.
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