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Re: PROPOSAL: Checkpoint for ACCESSKEY

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 07 May 1999 09:56:47 -0500
Message-Id: <199905071451.JAA25850@staff2.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, mark novak <menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
We have no specific checkpoint in the current WD, so I would like to
document that the group would like to include a specific checkpoint.  For
the accesskey attribute I recommend that we have a specific checkpoint.

At 11:04 PM 5/6/99 -0400, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>There was such a checkpoint in the previous draft. I haven't checked the
>document, but I was under the impression that this had not been dropped. Some
>time ago I suggested that this checkpoint be clarified to specify exactly
>what kind of information was necessary.
>On Thu, 6 May 1999, mark novak wrote:
>  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.
>  >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
>  >>that a checkpoint requiring sequential access to elements which have an
>  >>ACCESSKEY is inappropriate - the purpose of the element is to provide
>  >>to certain elements in a non-sequential manner.
>  >>
>  >>Charles McCN
>  >>
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