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Re: PROPOSAL: Delete checkpoint 10.4 Allow the user to change the input configuration. [Priority 2]

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 03:11:23 -0400
Message-ID: <392A2F1B.657A995@w3.org>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Jon Gunderson wrote:
> 
> The working group discussed the minimum requirements for Checkpoint 10.4
> Allow the user to change the input configuration. [Priority 2].  After
> reviewing the techniques document the minimum requirements seemed to be
> already covered in other checkpoints, notably 10.5, 10.7, 10.9 and 5.8.
> 
> Is there anything that is not in these other checkpoints that could be used
> as the minimum requirement for conforming to 10.4?  If not then I think we
> should delete the checkpoint.

I object.

1) 10.5 talks about single-key access, not general configuration.
2) 10.7 talks about saving configurations persistently
3) 10.9 talks about graphical UI configuration
4) 5.8 talks about following conventions

While 10.5 comes closest to ensuring configurability of the 
keyboard, it is specifically for single-key access.

Therefore, while I haven't participated in the discussions on
this topic since I'm on the road, I don't agree that the requirement
of 10.4 is covered in other checkpoints.

 - Ian

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