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Re: The keyboard model exists!

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 1998 08:26:28 -0500
Message-Id: <199808311328.IAA04325@staff2.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Is this a WWW browser that you are developing?
JOn


At 01:49 PM 8/28/98 -0700, Scott Luebking wrote:
>Hi,
>I'm not sure if this helps, but I've a web browser which might be useful for
>demonstrating feasibility of some aspects of the guidelines.
>Scott
>
>
>> Hi
>> Ideally a model browser to show feasibility should be done. But there
aren't
>> recourses to do it so we must draw on what is already known. Before the Web
>> my passion was DOS, then Win, Navy simulations, ones with 2 or 3 manuals
>> deeply rooted in reality. Such simulations have extensive 1 keystroke
>> commands on the main keyboard so they can be run quite well via an unsteady
>> headwand. "Harpoon" runs Dos, Win, & Mac showing that platform type isn't
>> necessarily interfered with, or an obstacle to use of 1 keystroke commands
>> on the main keyboard. This link shows some of "Harpoon's" 1 key commands 
>>
http://www.gamestorm.com/actionandstrategy/harpoononline/howtoplay/kbdconfig
>> .gif 
>> Finding this on the Web was very easy. Since gamers have easy 1 keystroke
>> commands their inclusion in the UA guildlines cannot be seen as unusual.
>> After all these vital keystrokes will be Off by Default like all
>> Accessibility features such as Mouse Keys.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Bryan
>> 
>> -> "Just because we call it the Web does not mean its supposed to tangle
>> people up!"
> 
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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