[RCD] control-click bug in IE7

Joel Clermont joel at orionweb.net
Sat Sep 22 18:07:00 CEST 2007

I thought the point of making our subject line an <A> tag was not  
just for the "appearance" of a link, but to provide a valid link for  
accessibility reasons. Is my understanding correct? Or is there a  
different reason why the <A> tag was chosen?

Joel Clermont
joel at orionweb.net

On Sep 22, 2007, at 11:01 AM, till wrote:

> On 9/21/07, Joel Clermont <joel at orionweb.net> wrote:
>> (...)
>> 1)       Try avoid using the Anchor tag, you can use other  
>> elements like DIV
>> (you already knew) or SPAN tag and still mimic the Anchor tag  
>> appearance.
>> Some thing like this:
>> <span style="text-decoration: underline; cursor:hand; color:blue"
>> onclick="aFunction()" >
>> click this "link"
>> </span>.
> He raises a valid point.There are plenty other reasons to use <span>
> instead of <a>:
> http://xkr.us/js/links
> http://tom.me.uk/scripting/links.html
> Till

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