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Re: Access and Role drafts updated

From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2007 10:50:36 -0500
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, public-xhtml2-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFE9374143.8B0EB0E0-ON8625730D.0052292F-8625730D.005706C3@us.ibm.com>

Hi Shane,

Comments on Access Element:

 - The 3.1.1 key  should be optional and not required. In the absence of an
access key the user agent should assign the key. That is not clear.

- Regarding the mouse events and the raise property in the access element:
A potential challenge: Regarding click, the user agent will need to load
the mouse parameters for screenX, screenY, etc. associated with the
element. We should consider where the click should occur in the element.
(referring to DOM 2 events:


Rich Schwerdtfeger
Distinguished Engineer, SWG Accessibility Architect/Strategist
Chair, IBM Accessibility Architecture Review  Board
blog: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/schwer

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                                       Access and Role drafts updated      
             07/03/2007 08:43                                              

As per my action item(s) I have put up new editors drafts of the access
and role modules.  You can get to them through the drafts index page at

Please review these in time for the call tomorrow.  They are quite short.

Shane P. McCarron                          Phone: +1 763 786-8160 x120
Managing Director                            Fax: +1 763 786-8180
ApTest Minnesota                            Inet: shane@aptest.com

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