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Re: PROPOSAL: Checkpoint for ACCESSKEY

From: mark novak <menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu>
Date: Thu, 6 May 1999 14:51:20 -0500
Message-Id: <v0300780ab357a10a0ff2@[]>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
i'd also vote that we do not need a checkpoint for sequential access to
which have an ACCESSKEY.

what i'd expect to happen in those cases where more than one element
had the "same" ACCESSKEY, is that i'd be able to navigate between those
elements by repeatedly typing that same ACCESSKEY, which is basically
sequential access of sorts...otherwise, I think we already have access to the
element by virtue of the ACCESSKEY.

I do have another question however:

Do we need a checkpoint for a "where am I"  function, something that
would return information such as page title, location on page, element
with focus, previous page title was, summary, etc., while navigating
with in a page?

At 11:00 AM -0500 5/6/99, Jon Gunderson wrote:
>In response to CMN:
>The sequential statement is due to the potential multiple definitions of
>the same accesskey in a document.  If more than one control, link, label,
>... uses the same accesskey we want people to be able to navigate to each
>one.  In the case of single definitions of an accesskey in a document then
>the sequential part is a mute point, the focus would move directly to that
>associated focusable element.
>At 11:44 AM 5/6/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>I don't think that we should not have a checkpoint for ACCESSKEY. I do think
>>that a checkpoint requiring sequential access to elements which have an
>>ACCESSKEY is inappropriate - the purpose of the element is to provide access
>>to certain elements in a non-sequential manner.
>>Charles McCN
>Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
>Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
>Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
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