Re: Web site design - accessibility update

From: David Mertz <voting-project_at_gnosis_dot_cx>
Date: Mon May 24 2004 - 11:48:42 CDT

On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 08:52:34AM -0700, Edmund R. Kennedy wrote:
> Apart from the aesthetics issues on which I'll agree in advance to
> respectfully disagree with you, are there RII issues with frames?

It's easy enough to find resources on web site accessibility. I've
even written a couple articles on the topic, but so have lots of other
people, including disability-rights groups.

The easiest way to characterize it is: Frames are a gigantic flashing
sign to blind people telling them to "Go Away! (this site isn't for
you). There are other accessibility sins, but frames are very nearly
the worst one (imagemap-only navigation is maybe the only worse thing).
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