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Re: Guideline 2 & device independence

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 09:00:40 -0700
Message-Id: <4.1.19990924084600.00cfa480@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org, ij@w3.org
Responses in JRG:

At 04:42 PM 9/23/99 -0400, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>I think there is still an issue here - although the single most useful thing
>that can be done is for all keyboard interfaces to become omnipotent, and for
>that reason may merit being the first checkpoint, worded something like
>
> "For user agents which have a keyboard interface ensure that all functions
>  of the user agent can be accessed through menass of the keyboard only,
>  using system standards"

JRG: "For user agents which have a keyboard interface" is already covered
in our conformance statement.

It many be useful to reinforce the use of standard interfaces in Checkpoint
2.1 or to add a new checkpoint related to the use of standard system
conventions for the keyboard.


Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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