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From: John Foliot - WATS.ca
Date: Feb 18, 2005 6:44AM
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> The problem with browsers like internet explorer is that they
> don't use
> the LINK data anywhere, Opera and accessible technology actually shows
> them as navigation.
....as well as some support in LYNX and Mozilla (but curiously not Firefox).
Just because the current crop of software does not properly support the W3C
standard is not (IMHO) a reason to not use them (hello Mr. Gates and the new
IE7 team?). See:
A common block in my documents could include:
<link rel="chapter" href="./chapter2/index.php" title="Chapter 2 - The
Fairy Tale" />
<link rel="author" href="http://www.wats.ca" title="Web site developed
by: WATS.ca" />
We've written a bit about this at our site:
.... And encourage developers to start thinking about adding these important
structural elements to your pages.
John Foliot <EMAIL REMOVED>
Web Accessibility Specialist / Co-founder of WATS.ca
Web Accessibility Testing and Services
http://www.wats.ca 1.866.932.4878 (North America)