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Re: why don't accessibility checkers find non-distinguishable links?


From: Jared Smith
Date: Dec 2, 2016 9:12AM

Jon Brundage wrote:

> So this would be acceptable?

For screen reader users who are navigating by links, this presentation
is perhaps (at most) slightly better:

<href>2015 documents privacy</href>
<href>2015 documents security</href>
<href>2016 documents privacy</href>
<href>2016 documents security</href>

... but this presentation is notably worse for everyone else
(including for screen reader users reading through the page). So which
should you favor? I can't answer that, but I'm not really comfortable
with an accessibility technique that decreases usability for more
users than it benefits.