[uf-discuss] "abbr" and accessibility - a work around.

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Jun 27 08:05:19 PDT 2007

In message <20070627154108.2bqebucp1c4g0wos at www.splintered.co.uk>,
Patrick H. Lauke <redux at splintered.co.uk> writes

>Quoting Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>:
>> You can doubt all you like, but the evidence is still there ;-)
>> Flickr and Wikipedia are two prominent examples.
>Tellingly, Flickr hides that stuff by default.

Nope. Pages such as:


have coordinates exposed by default - look at the tags. They currently

        "250,911 results for photos matching geo:lon"

>Wikipedia, being user  generated, isn't always a beacon of best
>practice for usability and  good web design, I'd say...

Perhaps, but then we were discussing what people want to do, and what
people do, not whether they do it well.

Andy Mabbett

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