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Usability and accessibility

From: Jesper Tverskov <jesper@tverskov.dk>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 15:32:19 +0200
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A list member has been complaining about too much usability and little or
none accessibility in some of my mails lately. I am sorry about that.

But let me point out that we are trying hard to solve the "access key"
problem that has haunted this list for years. We are talking about "Find as
you type" for navigation, one of the most important accessibility issues.

It has turned out that some system of access keys to reduce "tabbing" is not
just for people with disabilities not able to use a mouse. It is important
also for most users of notebooks and mobile phones.

For that reason I have down played the use of the word accessibility but it
is certainly very important accessibility issues we have been discussing
lately.

I have other work to attend to, I will probably be off list a couple of
months, only reading it, but I will return better sooner than later :-) 

Best regards,

Jesper Tverskov,
www.smackthemouse.com
Received on Friday, 28 July 2006 13:32:26 GMT

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