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Re: Multiple links, same name/purpose, different URL


From: J. B-Vincent
Date: Jun 23, 2009 2:55PM

Perfect--exactly what I'm looking for. Thanks, November.

--- On Tue, 6/23/09, November Samnee < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

From: November Samnee < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Multiple links, same name/purpose, different URL
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 1:44 PM

Though Jim is discussing a similar problem in the context of WCAG 1.0, his
solutions are relevant & likely work for 2.0 as well.


On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 3:35 PM, J. B-Vincent < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi all:
> What do people recommend for situations where there are multiple links with
> the same name and general purpose, but that each point to a different URL?
> Example: An airline website that, as the result of a search, lists multiple
> flight options. Each option contains a link that says "Book this option!,"
> which points to the URL for that particular option. When the links are
> extracted to a list by a screen reader user, they will hear "Book this
> option!" repeated multiple times with no clue as to which incidence is
> relevant to a flight they might want.
> I can't remember if this has previously been discussed--if so, I'd very
> much appreciate being pointed to the thread. Otherwise, any thoughts or
> good implementations would also be appreciated. Thanks in advance--
> Jane Vincent, Center for Accessible Technology