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Re: Accessible popup menus

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From: Al Sparber
Date: Jul 29, 2005 8:51AM


From: "Rob Unsworth" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, July 29, 2005 4:00 AM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Accessible popup menus


> On Fri, 29 Jul 2005, Al Sparber wrote:
>
>> I'm not looking for customers. Thatcher's allegation was posted on
>> my public
>> newsgroup and I think he's bloody wrong.
>
> I think Jim Thacher is right. I just went and had a look at the
> project
> seven home page,
>
> Considering Al's critique of my home page and having viewed his from
> the
> perspective of someone limited to keyboard access. It is my opinion
> that
> Al has overlooked a key element in making a page/menu accessible,
> logic.
>
> My brief tour of http://www.projectseven.com
> It took 31 (thirty one) tabs to get to the first menu item (there is
> no
> skip to navigation). To get from the third item "Products" to the
> fourth
> item "Support and Info" took 28 (twenty eight) tabs.
>
> Al started this thread to defend his menu system because of
> something Jim
> Thatcher said. I am at a loss to see what there is to defend.

That's sadly humorous.