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RE: ACCESSKEY attribute

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 08:27:59 -0600
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19980217082759.009d2b00@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>, "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Comment marked as JRG:
>I think the only way to use ACCESSKEY as an author is to avoid mentioning
>the mechanics of how to use it.  Saying "Press S to submit the form" is
>like saying "Click _here_ to hear me sing".  In both cases you're depending
>on certain user hardware--a keyboard in the first case and a mouse in the
>second.  You're also depending on browser support that is by no means
>universal.  (I don't know of a browser that supports ACCESSKEY yet.)

JRG: Both Internet Explorer 4.0 and pwWebSpeak supports ACCESSKEY

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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