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Re: Other issues

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 1999 09:54:55 -0500
Message-ID: <36EE70BF.1541714F@w3.org>
To: Chetz Colwell <c.g.colwell@herts.ac.uk>
CC: Wendy A Chisholm <chisholm@trace.wisc.edu>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Chetz Colwell wrote:
> 
> Regarding the provision of keyboard short-cuts to links:
> 
> Perhaps the Guidelines could be up-front about this and state that how such
> shortcuts will be used can't be predicted, but they will be available to
> certain devices.

I'm not sure about the wording, but the topic should be
introduced in the techniques document.

 - Ian

> Wendy Chisholm wrote:
> >we were intentionally vague because there are several unknowns - how will
> >user agents implement short cut keys? how usable will they be? the group
> >as an item in the "future open issues" list that relates to the usability
> >of accesskeys. once implemented and testable we will know more.

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Received on Tuesday, 16 March 1999 09:58:06 GMT

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