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Proposal for Keyboard Shortcuts for HTML5

From: Chris Adams <chris@tuesdaybegins.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 16:27:34 -0400
Message-ID: <c4b377210709201327j2e032915t21d75cb656ca6ff7@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org
I have also found situations in which it would be to override default
browser behavior
however I can also see the potential for abuse in which malicious code
would try to prevent users form leaving a page.

On 9/20/07, David Dailey <david.dailey@sru.edu > wrote:
> At 07:03 AM 9/20/2007, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> >Hi everyone,
> >
> >Keyboard shortcuts are useful for a number of reasons:
> I agree with Asbjørn Ulsberg -- a very good
> suggestion. So many times that I've tried to
> create a web app using CTRL A, CTRL C, CTRL V,
> and their cousins so that the user can copy and
> paste content that she has created and the like
> only to find that the browser has absconded with
> these things, and of course all browsers just
> enough differently to cause minor anguish. CTRL R
> (which I wanted to use to reselect a previously
> selected subgraph in a graph drawing utility )
> turned out to be particularly destructive to
> dynamic content the user had developed since it
> means refresh the browser window (aka kill all
> newly created content). Additional safeguards so
> that one can override browser functions which
> might be destructive to dynamic content might be
> welcome as well, though perhaps the proposed solution addresses this as
> well.
> David Dailey


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