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Re: drop down/jump menus


From: Jo Miller
Date: Jul 30, 2001 1:50PM

>[Leo] I have seen some sites that repeat all the links in such a dropdown
>menu at the bottom of the page as text links. Is this really necessary for
>[Paul] I would say that this is probably overkill. Nearly all technologies
>these days can handle forms, and have been able to for some time. There is
>no need to make redundant text links for forms.
[Jo] These reduntant text links may have been provided for dropdown
menus which were programmed using javascript (without the "go"
button) and which were therefore inaccessible. I agree with Paul that
for an accessible (server-side) dropdown, redundant links are not
Jo Miller