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[XHTMLAccess] i18n comment 2: Keycode or character (PR#8047)

From: <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 07:41:02 -0500
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Comment from the i18n review of:
http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/2008/WD-xhtml-access-20080526/

Comment 2
At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0806-xhtml-access/Overview.html
Editorial/substantive: S
Tracked by: RI

Location in reviewed document:
3.1.2 [http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/2008/WD-xhtml-access-20080526/#sec_3.1.2.]

Comment: 
It isn't clear that this section has taken into account the potential difference between key codes and the characters that may result from a key press on a given keyboard. It seems to assume that the character on a key cap == the key code identifier == the character produced by pressing that key == the character that is the value of the key attribute. 

 
This is not always the case when you take into account a variety of keyboards serving various different locales. 

 
Please provide some precision as to how a key attribute value is associated with keyboard events. (Note that this has proved to be a difficult topic for the specification of DOM3 keyboard events.) 

 
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