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Re: Accesskey issues

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 23:15:51 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906052314140.1648@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 4 May 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:

> On Mon, 04 May 2009 08:55:03 +0200, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:
> 
> > 
> 
> Trying again:
> 
> 
> +   <li><p>If none of the values (if any) result in an access key being +
> assigned, then the element has no <span>assigned access +
> key</span>.</p></li> 
> Why not allow the UA to make up its own shortcut in that case? e.g. based on
> textContent or based on the keys available in the UA.

I've allowed UAs to make up any access key they want now.


> Also, there's some magic required with focusing and accesskey that i 
> don't quite remember. e.g. for fieldset, legend and label you don't 
> focus the element itself but a form control.

Currently <fieldset>, <legend>, and <label> in HTML5 don't support 
accesskey="" (since they can't be focused directly). Should they? How 
should it work?

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