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Re: Accessible popup menus - bottom line


From: Al Sparber
Date: Jul 29, 2005 8:49AM

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From: "Glenda Watson Hyatt" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, July 29, 2005 3:23 AM
Subject: RE: [WebAIM] Accessible popup menus - bottom line

> Although tonight's discussion has been lively, I am now more
> unclear as
> whether pop up menus can be accessible. I'm still not sure whether
> I should
> bother implementing them on my own site - www.webaccessibility.biz.
> I
> welcome CONSTRUCTIVE ideas on improving /condensing the navigation.
> I realize that I'm opening myself for attack, which unfortunately
> seems to
> occur frequently here when someone asks a simple question.
> Hopefully that
> will be restrained to a minimum as I am sincerely trying to learn
> the best
> practice with this particular issue.

I don't think you will get a straight solution here. It will always be
tainted with a bit of preaching. Accessibility is not rocket science -
or at least it shouldn't be. This list reminds me of many of the
standards and CSS lists. You fall in to the party line or you get

Al Sparber