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Re: Announcement: New Issues List for UA Guideliines

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Tue, 08 Dec 1998 11:45:24 -0600
Message-Id: <199812081744.LAA05186@staff2.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>, phoenixl@netcom.com, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Is there a URL to the site so we could get a better idea about the problem.
Jon


At 09:20 AM 12/8/98 -0800, Scott Luebking wrote:
>Hi,
>The combo boxes were actually not in a table, but just separate lines.
>
>I think the doocument summary could include form information, but also the
>information needs to be available on a form by form basis.
>
>I think that the user would have been OK without a submit button if he
>knew there was no submit button.  It takes a little training, but
>is doable.  I have mixed feeling about adding a submit button to
>a single element form.
>
>Scott
>
>> Response to Scott Luebking: 
>> It sounds like this problem fits into two or more current categories.  
>> 
>> Sections:
>> 
>> Orientation: Document summary information should include information about
>> the number and composition of forms in a document.
>> 
>> Table rendering: It sounds like the side by side layour of the forms was
>> probably done with tables.
>> 
>> Scripting: Since this form did not have a submit button, it may have been
>> using scripting methods to process the form input.
>> 
>> But we may still want to have a section on form controls that they be
>> rendered in an accessible way for third party assistive technology.
>> Jon
> 
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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