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Re: PROPOSAL: Checkpoint for ACCESSKEY

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 06 May 1999 15:53:52 -0500
Message-Id: <199905062048.PAA12842@staff1.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: mark novak <menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Response in JRG:

At 02:51 PM 5/6/99 -0500, mark novak wrote:
>i'd also vote that we do not need a checkpoint for sequential access to
>elements
>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.

JRG: That was the intention of the word sequential, if you have a better
phrasing please post to the list.

>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?

JRG: That is in the section under orientation.
Section 6 in the current guidelines.
Jon


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>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.
>>Jon
>>
>>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
>>University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
>>1207 S. Oak Street
>>Champaign, IL 61820
>>
>>Voice: 217-244-5870
>>Fax: 217-333-0248
>>E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
>>WWW:	http://www.staff.uiuc.edu/~jongund
>>	http://www.als.uiuc.edu/InfoTechAccess
> 
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Voice: 217-244-5870
Fax: 217-333-0248
E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
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