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Re: Accesskey - spec proposal

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2007 00:24:21 +0100
Message-ID: <468ADAA5.40901@splintered.co.uk>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Robert Burns wrote:

> I don't think accesskey is meant to (nor should be required to) work on 
> every device. To me this would be like saying we shouldn't add gestures 
> to a browser on a phone because no one can use those gestures on their 
> desktop browser.

The difference here, though, is that there's no proposed attribute to 
encode the gesture as part of the content/document language itself.

Patrick H. Lauke
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