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RE: standard key mappings

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 15:54:00 +0100
To: "W3c-Wai-Ig" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLCBLIMDOPKMOPHLHGECGEEAA.jon@spin.ie>

> The question is -
> Why is there still an excuse for non standard control
> keys in different operating systems and different software
> applications?  (punch cards in manufacturing were developed
> to translate patterns to weaving looms)

How do you decide on a standard for this?

Given the nature of the common bindings, which become second-nature for
their users, how do you make such a standard acceptable to users?

If all of a sudden I wasn't allowed to hit F2 to rename an renamable object
I'm not going to think that the new standard did me any favours (and I'm
occasionally accused of being to fanatical in my pro-standards outlook).
Received on Monday, 29 July 2002 10:59:00 GMT

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