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Re: headings for links list


From: John Foliot
Date: May 16, 2011 5:21PM

Patrick H. Lauke
> Just wanted to mention that you're probably thinking of the made-up
> extra warnings that the FAE (Functional Accessibility Evaluator)
> reports.
> http://fae.cita.uiuc.edu/
> "Each ul or ol element that precedes the last h1 element and appears to
> be a navigation bar should be immediately preceded by a heading
> element,
> preferably an h2."
> This is one of the many reasons why I'm very skeptical of this tool, as
> it codifies the *opinion* of the authors (rather than WCAG 2.0 advice).
> Yes, things like the above are marked as "Best practices", but
> nonetheless impact the score the evaluator gives...which again, it has
> to be stressed, has nothing to do with WCAG 2.0 per se, but with
> fictitious, made-up additional criteria.
> </rant>