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Re: Proposed checkpoint about form orientation

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 15:25:43 -0700
Message-Id: <4.1.19990922152510.00d1d910@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
I think the new checkpoint could be used to replace the current checkpoint
on access to form control labels.
Jon


At 11:17 AM 9/22/99 -0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>Hello,
>
>As per my action item of [1], here's a proposed NEW checkpoint
>about form orientation based on Gregory Rosmaita's original proposal
>[2].
>(It resembles checkpoint 9.6 of [3], for links).
>
>Provide information about the structure and navigation mechanisms
>specified for a form. [Priority 2].
>   For instance, provide information about controls with explicitly
>   associated labels, about which keys activate the form controls,
>   about the serial navigation order of the form controls, and
>   about control groups (e.g., in HTML specified with the FIELDSET
>   and OPTGROUP elements). 
>
>We should also include cross-references about device-independent
>activation and navigation.
>
>Since checkpoint 9.10 deals with labels, it could be subsumed
>by this proposed checkpoint. Checkpoint 9.10 reads:
>
> Provide the user with access to any label explicitly 
> associated with a form control. [Priority 2] 
>
> - Ian
>
>
>[1]
>http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/1999/09/wai-ua-telecon-19990915.html#minutes
>[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/1999JulSep/0127.html
>[3] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WAI-USERAGENT-19990827 
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