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Re: Fwd: so, throw all those wonderfull navigation aids away! (RE: Accesskey: there are "techniques"?)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 20:11:13 -0400 (EDT)
To: Tom Croucher <tcroucher@netalleynetworks.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.55.0310022007260.21874@homer.w3.org>

Much as I can understand UBAccess hoping for this, I think the machinery
behind it is more likely to become an important standard than the particular
set of accesskeys in use. (Essentially they are describing a page map - and
this is something that can be standardised usefully since it isn't essential
that everything conform, but is very helpful if everything that can conform

This is one of the "proposed ideas for how the semantic web can help
accessibility" being put into practice. Before the proposed ideas were



On Thu, 2 Oct 2003, Tom Croucher wrote:

>This relates to the whole access keys debate. Although I don't necessairly
>agree with the system, i think it is important we looks at any potential
>emerging systems. Perticually ones which are being promoted as "It is hoped
>that the format presented by UB Access will become the worldwide standard
>for page maps on accessible websites."
>------- Forwarded message -------
>From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
>To: wai-ig list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>Subject: so, throw all those wonderfull navigation aids away!
>Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 15:21:48 -0400
>> If this has been posted, I appologize for any duplication but reading it
>> gave me much pause for thought.
>> http://www.ubaccess.com/accinfo_pagemap.html

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