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Re: Question on "skip to main content"


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Sep 25, 2009 5:50PM

Steve Green wrote:
> How is any user supposed to even know that a user agent exists with the
> facility to use headings for navigation? It's not as if Opera is well known.
> Users just see the text and know nothing of semantic structure, so why would
> they even think that such a means of navigation is possible?

The same way that a user with limited vision knows about screen
magnifiers, or a blind user knows about screen readers, or a user who
only has mobility in their head hears about headwands or sip/puff
switches etc...by getting information from their peers, support and
advice organisations, etc.

Patrick H. Lauke