Re: JAWS 5.1 and mouse over links

I've always had it shut off so it didn't say "mouse over" and honestly, I've 
never had a problem.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "david poehlman" <david.poehlman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, October 23, 2004 3:18 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS 5.1 and mouse over links


> This is exactly the issue.  There are more and more pages all the time 
> that
> require you to activate mouse over in order to get at the information you
> want.  If you turn off the indication of element attribs, you are
> endangering your self of missing necessary functionality for you will not 
> be
> told that something needs the interaction required for a link with a mouse
> over or clickable attribute.  You will then complain to the site admin 
> that
> the site is inaccessible when in fact, the site works fine.
>
> Johnnie Apple Seed
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jeanie Vejil" <proud2be-tsedog@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, October 23, 2004 2:48 PM
> Subject: Re: JAWS 5.1 and mouse over links
>
>
> Not knowing that a link is a link would be a problem, but I'll deal with
> that when I have to, but until then, the mouse over is off, smile!
>
> Jeanie
>
> At 02:34 PM 10/23/04 -0400, you wrote:
>>Actually, getting rid of element attrib indication will become more and
>>more
>>difficult as time goes buy because this is like getting rid of link
>>announcement.  How would it be if you didn't know that a link was a link?
>>Shades of the good old days?
>>
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