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Action item: device-independent handlers

From: Matt May <mcmay@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 09:33:53 -0700
Message-ID: <4120E1F1.4070106@w3.org>
To: w3c-wai-au@w3.org

Here is my action item for technique 3.1.2(20), on using 
device-independent handlers:

(a) During applet development, the author can be prompted to include 
device-independent means of activation.
(b) The tool can prompt authors to use device-independent events (e.g., 
DOM 2 onactivate) instead of device-specific events (e.g., onclick), or 
route multiple events (onclick and onkeypress) through the same functions.
(c) The tool can prompt authors to add a DOM onfocus event to elements 
that are targeted with the onmouseover event.
(d) (Hmm. Should something be said about ondblclick?)
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There is another technique that belongs in the document, though not here:
- The tool can prompt and assist the user to use JavaScript events in 
favor of links with the javascript: namespace.
Received on Monday, 16 August 2004 16:33:17 UTC

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