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Re: [WICD] focusable child elements

From: Timur Mehrvarz <timur.mehrvarz@web.de>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2006 21:06:46 +0100
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Cc: "public-cdf@w3.org" <public-cdf@w3.org>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>

This was recorded as last call comment 77.
WICD Core was updated to now say:

         In XHTML, <object> elements are, by default, focusable.  
However, authors can remove such elements from the tabbing order, by  
setting the element's tabindex attribute to "-1". This may be useful,  
if selected <object> elements, for instance non interactive SVG  
images, are not supposed to participate in the focus traversal.

Timur Mehrvarz on behalf of the CDF WG

On 20. Jan 2006, at 19:31, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> In <http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-WICD-20051219/#focus-management>  
> it is not clear to me what "must be treated like bitmap images"  
> means. In addition, doesn't that violate some accessibility  
> contrain that content should be accessible by keyboard in some way?  
> For example, if I would reference a text file which obviously has  
> no element or attribute to make it focusable and I would display it  
> in such a way that a scrollbar appears the user needs the ability  
> to scroll the respective document to get access to all the content.  
> Given the current definition that does not seem possible.
> -- 
> Anne van Kesteren
> <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
> <http://www.opera.com/>
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