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Re: Minimum Requirements for UA Checkpoints

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2000 13:36:28 -0400
Message-ID: <38FF401C.EDAEBF7@w3.org>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
CC: Kitch Barnicle <barnicle@trace.wisc.edu>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Jon Gunderson wrote:
> 
> Kitch,
> Does this make the point clearer?
> 
> <OLD>
> User is able to move the application focus to every control in a dialog
> using only the keyboard or only the mouse.
> </OLD>
> 
> <NEW>
> User is able to move the application focus to every control in a dialog
> using either the keyboard or the mouse.  All operations must be available
> through both the keyboard and the mouse.
> </NEW>

This doesn't seem consistent with other requirements for all
supported devices. Thus, you would need to move the focus
using any supported device.

 - Ian

> At 09:02 AM 4/19/00 -0500, Kitch Barnicle wrote:
> >Jon,
> >
> >I need a quick clarification.  In your document you refer to "using only
> >the keyboard or only the mouse."  Should this be "using only the keyboard
> >AND using only the mouse" ?
> >
> >For example, under checkpoint 1.1, Dialog boxes you have "User is able to
> >move the application focus to every control in a dialog using only the
> >keyboard or only the mouse."  It sounds like an application can meet this
> >checkpoint as long as someone can use the mouse to move through
> >controls.  Similar statements show up in several places.
> >
> >Just confirming your intent,
> >
> >Kitch
> 
> Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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