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Re: Accessible P Tag Usage


From: Duff Johnson
Date: Mar 19, 2019 10:24AM

>> Leaving text lying about in random <divs>… how is that not a straight-up violation of 1.3.1?
> Duff, what information and relationship is missing that is not already programmatically available in text? I don't see it as a failure as someone using assistive technology has the same information available as someone with out assistive technology. A paragraph is a
> Paragraph: a distinct section of a piece of writing, usually dealing with a single theme and indicated by a new line, indentation, or numbering.

If we are speaking of a document with no semantics at all… just a stream of text… then I guess you could just use <div> and call it "equal access".

But if the document does include semantics, then what?