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Re: Minimum Requirements for UA Checkpoints

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2000 12:48:24 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.1.2.20000420124631.00c9b1a0@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: Kitch Barnicle <barnicle@trace.wisc.edu>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Ian,
This statement was labeled as part of "things to think about" for WIMP 
interfaces.  So it assumed that the only supported input devices were a 
pointing device and a keyboard.

Jon



At 01:36 PM 4/20/00 -0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>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
> > Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
> > Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
> > Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
> > College of Applied Life Studies
> > University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
> > 1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820
> >
> > Voice: (217) 244-5870
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> >
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> >
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>
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Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
College of Applied Life Studies
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

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