Accessible PDF links

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This a rant, but I have to get it out of my system.  

Today I visited to get
some quick information.  I saw a link that said PCI Quick Reference
Guide Read More, and I thought, just what I want.

No. It was a PDF file.  I have PDFs open in a reader, I never liked them
opening in a browser.  This thing was (quite large) and not only that,
the damned thing opened up in full screen mode.  At the time, I didn't
even know that PDFs could do that, so I didn't know how to get out of
it.  I wound up closing the reader through the task manager, which meant
that I had to restart windows explorer because my start and menu bar
were gone.

I wish there were a validation rule, eg alt is required for img, that if
a link is to a pdf document, at LEAST a title attribute would have to be
required.  Personally, I do something like:
<p><a href="something.pdf" title="PDF document" class="pdf"
type="application/pdf">Some Document</a> PDF (size)</p>  The class pdf
shows a little PDF icon.

Okay, end of rant, back to work...
Adrienne Boswell at Home
Arbpen Web Site Design Services
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Re: Accessible PDF links

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I do a similar thing when I link to a PDF, although I don't use a
title, I also don't list the size of the file, I probably should
Regards Chad.

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