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From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 15:08:20 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Sniegowski, Eugene" <ESniegowski@cooperlighting.com>
cc: "'w3c-wai-gl@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0009211506120.31068-100000@tux.w3.org>

both behaviours are specified as possible for Accesskey by the HTML
specification for it. Although I cannot speak for Microsoft, and you should
really direct the question to them, I imagine the reason for the change was
based on testing or user feedback suggesting that the newer implementation
was better.


Charles McCN

On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Sniegowski, Eugene wrote:

  Could you tell me why IE4.0 works with accesskey's and IE5.0 and above do
  not?   With IE5.0 if I hit the accesskey it will select that item but not
  process it (i.e. a link).   Is there a patch for IE?   Any help would be
  Thank you,

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