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Re: Seeking guidance...

From: Jeffrey pledger <jpledger@mindspring.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2000 06:39:09 -0700
Message-Id: <200004061044.GAA12149@granger.mail.mindspring.net>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: Crystal Allen <crystal@cpd2.usu.edu>, Melinda Morris-Black <melinda@ink.org>, Accessibility Listserve <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Let me reiterate your comments so I am sure i understand them correctly.
the requirement is to not only have the mouseover movements work with a
mouse, but to also put in keyboard evquivilants.  Is this correct or am i
misreading your suggestion for compliance.  Thanks.  

Jeffrey Pledger 
President, AbleTV.net At 12:31 AM 4/6/00 -0400, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>Hi Jeffrey,
>
>I had a look at the page. So far as I can see there are rollover highlights
>that you can get through the mouse that are not replicated through keyboard
>access. Although there is no functionality problem caused by the scripting,
>it is not, so far as I can see, directly accessible - for example focussing
>the link through the keyboard does not cause the highlight to appear. In my
>understanding this would met the requirements to ensure the page works
>without scripts or applets (6.3 - P1) - but fails the requirements to make
>scripts etc directly accessible, and the triggers device-independent even to
>the limited extent allowed for by HTML 4 (6.4 and 9.3 - both p2).
>
>cheers
>
>Charles
>
>Is this correct, or have I missed something
>
>On Wed, 5 Apr 2000, Jeffrey pledger wrote:
>
>  if you go to our web site at http://www.abletv.net, you can see how we
>  implemented our mouseover techniques that are accessible either through
>  netscape or IE.  We have tested these out successfully with both JFW and
>  window eyes and have them working in both browsers.  
>  
>  Jeffrey pledger 
>  president, AbleTV.net At 01:21 PM 4/5/00 -0700, Crystal Allen wrote:
>  >Is there a way to make mouseovers accessible?  If anyone could
enlighten me
>  >with a technique to do this it would be much appreciated.
>  >
>  >Crystal Allen
>  >
>  >
>  >----- Original Message -----
>  >From: "Melinda Morris-Black" <melinda@ink.org>
>  >To: "Accessibility Listserve" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>  >Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2000 9:13 AM
>  >Subject: Seeking guidance...
>  >
>  >
>  >> The issues surrounding inclusion of Javascript and accessibility are a
>  >> little confusing. I'm looking to the list for clarification. What
>  >> types/elements of scripts seem to be at issue? I know mouseovers are
>  >> accessible if tagged correctly. However, I've heard negative feedback
>  >> related to using Javascript forms. Any info on this subject is greatly
>  >> appreciated.
>  >>
>  >> I've included a specific example of a script I'm checking for
>  >> accessibility. It generates a rotating list of links on the home page.
>  >>
>  >> http://www.state.ct.us/
>  >>
>  >> Any feedback related to the accessibility is welcome.
>  >>
>  >> --
>  >> Regards,
>  >>
>  >> Melinda Morris-Black
>  >> melinda@ink.org
>  >>
>  >>
>  > 
>  
>
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