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Re: More data on accesskeys (New article written Nov. 1)

From: Michael S Elledge <elledge@msu.edu>
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2006 10:26:47 -0500
Message-ID: <454A0E37.1000207@msu.edu>
To: "John Foliot - WATS.ca" <foliot@wats.ca>
CC: blindwebbers@yahoogroups.com, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, webaim-forum@list.webaim.org, gawds_discuss@yahoogroups.com

Can someone let the folks at Mozilla know about this? Or can someone on 
the list repair it?

Mike

John Foliot - WATS.ca wrote:
> ...and just when I thought it couldn't get any worse, along comes Gez Lemon
> with even more bad news:
>
> "Summary
> Firefox 2.0 uses Shift+Alt as the keystroke combination to invoke access
> keys. On the surface, this appears to be a great idea, as it avoids clashing
> with the shortcut keys used for the browser. Unfortunately, the new
> behaviour has been poorly implemented and breaks all websites that have
> implemented access keys using numeric values, as access keys specified with
> numeric values cannot be accessed in Firefox 2.0."
>
> I know Gez, don't shoot the messenger.  Thanks in fact for this!
>
> Cheers!
>
> JF
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Received on Thursday, 2 November 2006 15:27:03 UTC

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