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RE: PROPOSAL: Checkpoint for ACCESSKEY

From: James Allan <allan_jm@tsb1.tsbvi.edu>
Date: Fri, 07 May 1999 10:40:52 -0500
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Cc: mark novak <menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Message-id: <001501be989f$fcea7b40$0100007f@localhost>
I agreee with Charles and Mark, I don't see a need for a checkpoint for
sequential navigation of elements with accesskeys, you can already get to
the elements by link access, form control navigation, etc.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-ua-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ua-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Charles McCathieNevile
> Sent: Friday, May 07, 1999 9:59 AM
> To: Jon Gunderson
> Cc: mark novak; w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
> Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: Checkpoint for ACCESSKEY
>
>
> 7.1.1 Priority 1 Support Accessibility features for HTML
>
> seems to cover it for me.
>
> Charles
>
> On Fri, 7 May 1999, Jon Gunderson wrote:
>
>   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.
>   Jon
>
>
>   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.
>   >
>   >Charles
>   >
>   >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
>   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
>   >
>   >
>   >
>   >
>   >--Charles McCathieNevile            mailto:charles@w3.org
>   >phone: +1 617 258 0992   http://www.w3.org/People/Charles
>   >W3C Web Accessibility Initiative    http://www.w3.org/WAI
>   >MIT/LCS  -  545 Technology sq., Cambridge MA, 02139,  USA
>   >
>   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
>
>
> --Charles McCathieNevile            mailto:charles@w3.org
> phone: +1 617 258 0992   http://www.w3.org/People/Charles
> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative    http://www.w3.org/WAI
> MIT/LCS  -  545 Technology sq., Cambridge MA, 02139,  USA
>
>
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