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RE: 2.1 Overview and proposal

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 19:08:42 -0600
To: "'Michael Cooper'" <michaelc@watchfire.com>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <007201c3c5cc$a4ef6ae0$ae17a8c0@USD320002X>
Good point.

 

Consider it transferred.  (Ben will do the official honors in Bugzilla)

 

 
Gregg

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Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D. 
Professor - Ind. Engr. & BioMed Engr.
Director - Trace R & D Center 
University of Wisconsin-Madison 

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Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 4:15 PM
To: 'Gregg Vanderheiden'; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Subject: RE: 2.1 Overview and proposal

 

Regarding (on the topic of device independent access):

 

 3)   Is "ON CLICK" an exception since it is supported from keyboards?
Bug#: 490 <http://trace.wisc.edu/bugzilla_wcag/show_bug.cgi?id=490>   

 

This issue should be bumped over to techniques. It's a valid issue but is
specific to HTML and current browser implementation. The guidelines should
simply state the requirements about what keyboard accessibility means, and
in techniques we can open the discussion of how that guideline can be
fulfilled in a particular technology, based on the features of that
technology and tests of user agents.

 

Michael
Received on Thursday, 18 December 2003 20:08:43 GMT

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