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[Bug 13738] New: "Element level Focus APIs" should include addition information regarding accessibility

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Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 03:42:10 +0000
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Message-ID: <bug-13738-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13738

           Summary: "Element level Focus APIs" should include addition
                    information regarding accessibility
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://www.w3.org/mid/B6CB855C5769484F862F4FB2CCFA50F4
                    02D545A7@VHAISHMSGJ2.vha.med.va.gov
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: LC1 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: mike@w3.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


http://www.w3.org/mid/B6CB855C5769484F862F4FB2CCFA50F402D545A7@VHAISHMSGJ2.vha.med.va.gov

Element level Focus APIs

In this section, people are instructed to use CSS to hide the focus ring
if they "find it unsightly".  There should be additional information
letting them know that doing so can jeopardize accessibility for some
people including those who can see the screen, but who also rely upon
keyboard accessibility.  

[split out from bug 13590]

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