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Focusability of text span [Was: minutes: Canvas Subteam Call 2011-01-24 [draft]]

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 07:18:50 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=0gYjW0tmaAcAeuE8wAmpLoLqcPYMCPXEcO2Qv@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: public-canvas-api@w3.org, public-html-a11y@w3.org, franko@microsoft.com, david.bolter@gmail.com, swarren@aisquared.com, tlalor@aisquared.com, dmazzoni@google.com, "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 8:47 PM, Gregory J. Rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net> wrote:
>   CP: current issue: non-interactive elements such as text span aren't
>   assigned as focusable in shadow DOM
>   ... trying to find out where is breakdown -- if can get focus on
>   elements, have reasonable success rate
>   ... take handler and start working with it, but haven 't gotten to
>   first step "this is focusable" -- bit parameter? (easy approach?) --
>   trying to get feedback on this
>   ... windows should be easy to support; haven 't looked at OSX or
>   linux APIs yet

This sounds like the problem "tabindex" solves.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 07:20:55 UTC

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