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RE: Tab panel example for SC 3.2.1

From: Becky Gibson <Becky_Gibson@notesdev.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 07:13:09 -0500
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF18E87BCD.9197ABDB-ON852570ED.00425F03-852570ED.0042B742@notesdev.ibm.com>

I think this use needs further investigation for screen reader users. The
left- and right- arrow keys are used to step through words by JAWS for

This example [1] was created using the Dynamic Accessible Web Content 
Roadmap [2].  It is fully supported by WindowEyes 5.5 and Firefox 1.5. 
While this example may not work with all assistive technologies today, my 
intent is to make certain that these new DHTML accessibility technologies 
are not prevented by WCAG 2.0 when they become more widely supported. 

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2005OctDec/0699.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/roadmap/DHTMLRoadmap110505.html
Becky Gibson
Web Accessibility Architect
IBM Emerging Internet Technologies
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Westford, MA 01886
Voice: 978 399-6101; t/l 333-6101
Email: gibsonb@us.ibm.com
Received on Thursday, 5 January 2006 12:28:31 UTC

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