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Re: 2.1.1 Keyboard

From: Loïc Martínez Normand <loic@fi.upm.es>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 10:07:03 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJpUyzmPDxByrJQURKca1=7c9RysumHKMpk7fyH0o=DfTEUQ5w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andi Snow-Weaver <andisnow@us.ibm.com>
Cc: public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org
Hi everyone,

I'm OK with Andi's proposal. Just a minor change in the words. Instead of
"device independent services" I'd rather have "device independent input
services" to clarify.

Best regards,
Loïc

On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 12:21 AM, Andi Snow-Weaver <andisnow@us.ibm.com>wrote:

> Please see Proposal #3 for 2.1.1 Keyboard [1].
>
> I'm hoping this gets us past our logjam on "keyboard interface". The SC
> doesn't actually say the keyboard interface has to be supported directly by
> the software. It just says the functionality has to be operable via the
> keyboard interface.
>
> As long as platform software device independent services layer has
> sufficient support such that when a keyboard is attached, AT software can
> utilize the services to operate an application via the keyboard, then
> applications that support operation via the device independent services can
> in fact be operated via a "keyboard interface". The note is intended to
> clarify this scenario.
>
> [1]
> https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/2-operable/21-make-all-functionality-available-from-a-keyboard/211-keyboard
>
> Andi
>



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