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Re: Request for review

From: Lynn Alford <lynn.alford@jcu.edu.au>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 10:48:51 +1000
Message-Id: <5.1.1.6.0.20040818104134.02fd6988@mail.jcu.edu.au>
To: W <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

At 03:54 PM 17/08/2004 +0100, Andy Budd wrote:
>Guideline 2.1 Make all functionality operable via a keyboard or a keyboard 
>interface.
>
>Is this not a little subjective? For instance, if a web browser doesn't 
>support tabbing between links or form elements, it's beyond the site 
>developers ability to do anything about it.

I take this one to discourage practices such as using onmouseover, 
onmouseout as the sole means of triggering an event.  Using the more 
general onfocus or onblur if you must use events to trigger items on the 
web page.  Though being a tad more explicit about this might be good.

Lynn
Received on Wednesday, 18 August 2004 00:49:02 UTC

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