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Re: alt text on img sources, and best software to inspect html code with a screen reader


From: deborah.kaplan@suberic.net
Date: Oct 31, 2011 9:39AM

Bryan Garaventa wrote:

> It's best to make certain that such functionality is totally useless to AT and keyboard users before doing it though, otherwise you would be introducing equivalence issues.

And the only reason the functionality would be totally useless to
keyboard users if the link went to something that was totally
inaccessible via keyboard, like some kind of mouse driven app.
Even then, a lot of keyboard users can pull up mouse equivalents
in a pinch if necessary (e.g. by using mouse keys or Dragon's
mousegrid), so hiding things from keyboard users is generally not
a good plan.