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Re: role=presentation must not be applied to focusable elements

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Dec 2010 20:31:07 +0000
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To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
thats really interesting to know Ian, but do you have any useful input
on the issue at hand?

regards
stevef

On 25 December 2010 18:56, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Dec 2010, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>
>> HTML5 doesn't actually define the effect of being focusable. Is that
>> list the suggested list of things that should get focus when
>> mouse-clicked, or tapped on a touch device? Is it the set of things that
>> gets focus when you call their focus() method? Are these two sets
>> allowed to be different?
>
> This is all defined in the spec (yes, yes, yes, and yes, respectively).
>
> The one thing that isn't defined is the most important part of focusing:
> that when something is focused, key events go there. However, this is just
> because the spec doesn't define key events in the first place.
>
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