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RE: character Input -- Checkpoint 2.1 (revisions from Jan 8 Telecon)

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 19:39:16 -0000
To: <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, "'Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG'" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002001c2ce17$6f645050$d901000a@w3c40upc3ma3j2>

Remember also that not everyone in the world uses QWERTY keyboards.  I
think you need to focus less on the specific characters involved and
more on enabling the functionality through some alternative method. I
would just say: "through a keyboard or other input device"

Hope that helps,
RI

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Gregg Vanderheiden
> Sent: 06 February 2003 19:21
> To: 'Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG'; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
> Subject: RE: character Input -- Checkpoint 2.1 (revisions 
> from Jan 8 Telecon)
> 
> 
> 
> Hmmm
> That may not be clear.
> Are "function keys" in a qwerty layout?
> Are "arrow keys"?
> 
>  
> Gregg
> 
>  -- ------------------------------ 
> Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D. 
> Professor - Ind. Engr. & BioMed Engr.
> Director - Trace R & D Center 
> University of Wisconsin-Madison 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Roberto Scano 
> - IWA/HWG
> Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 1:00 PM
> To: gv@trace.wisc.edu; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
> Subject: Re: character Input -- Checkpoint 2.1 (revisions from Jan 8
> Telecon)
> 
> 
> Hi,
> We can refer to the "webopedia" 
> http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/k/keyboard.html
> 
> why don't add 
> this text at the end of the phrase:
> 
> "and special keys that are available in QWERTY layout  keyboard"
> 
> ?
> 
> These are my two cents ;-)
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
> To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 7:09 PM
> Subject: RE: character Input -- Checkpoint 2.1 (revisions from Jan 8
> Telecon)
> 
> 
> 
> 
> We need to add something beyond just the Unicode.   Hmmm  Just add
> The following to the end of what you have   ...  "plus 
> standard character
> Entry and editing keys (up, down, left, and right arrows, etc.)
> 
>   I wonder.  The Device Control 1,2,3,4 codes in UNICODE.   
> Aren't those
> usually
> arrow keys?
> The following are all std UNICODE characters
> 
> SPACE
> ESCAPE
> TAB
> ENTER / RETURN
> LINE FEED
> DELETE (BACKSPACE)
> PAGEFEED
> VERTICAL TAB   (what is this exactly. Tab down to specified 
> place on page?)
> 
> 
> Gregg
> 
>  -- ------------------------------
> Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
> Professor - Ind. Engr. & BioMed Engr.
> Director - Trace R & D Center
> University of Wisconsin-Madison
> > Definitions (informative)
> >    Character input is defined as those characters that can be mapped
> to
> >    the character set of the W3C Character Model (which is based on
> >    Unicode).
> 
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2003 14:39:31 GMT

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