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[Bug 11959] New: Hi, user agents are "encouraged" to make it possible to view tooltips without the use of a pointing device (it means while browsing with the keyboard for instance). Why don't we make this an obligation instead of an encouragement ? If we don't make it a "

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Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2011 14:14:10 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-11959-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11959

           Summary: Hi, user agents are "encouraged" to make it possible
                    to view tooltips without the use of a pointing device
                    (it means while browsing with the keyboard for
                    instance). Why don't we make this an obligation
                    instead of an encouragement ? If we don't make it a "
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the
                    -title-attribute-0
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/rendering.html
Section:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the-title-attribute-0

Comment:
Hi, user agents are "encouraged" to make it possible to view tooltips without
the use of a pointing device (it means while browsing with the keyboard for
instance). Why don't we make this an obligation instead of an encouragement ?
If we don't make it a "must", web developpers are still gonna re-develop this
tooltip using javascript (certainly in a bad and inaccessible way...) ?

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