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Re: DHTML drop down menus ADA compliant

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 11:01:34 +0100
Cc: "Mirabella, Mathew J" <Mathew.Mirabella@team.telstra.com>, "w3c-wai-ig list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: "P.H.Lauke" <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <CCD03FD8-4741-11D8-AD9E-000A958826AA@sidar.org>

Another is that :hover is only relevant to a mouse or similar pointer, 
and people just forget to provide access for keyboard.



On Thursday, Jan 15, 2004, at 10:42 Europe/Rome, P.H.Lauke wrote:

>> Actually I have seen some claims that the whole thing can be
>> done using CSS with no need to have scripts at all? does
>> anyone know of examples?
> One of the problems of an all CSS approach is that IE only supports
> the :hover pseudo class on links, while other modern browsers support
> it fairly well on most, if not all, other elements.
> So in some situations JS is necessary, but the JS can be used to
> supplement the pure CSS solution and make it work in IE
> (as happens on http://devedge.netscape.com/ for instance - they 
> actually
> have an article on there somewhere explaining how/why they did it).
Charles McCathieNevile                          Fundación Sidar
charles@sidar.org                                http://www.sidar.org
Received on Thursday, 15 January 2004 05:03:07 UTC

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