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Re: Proposed minimal requirements for selection/focus highlight (4.13, 4.14)

From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Tue, 04 Jul 2000 09:05:45 -0400
Message-ID: <3961E129.67FBDF80@clark.net>
CC: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
any other way than css since pages may not be marked up that way?
or am I missing something?

Ian Jacobs wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Checkpoints 4.13 and 4.14 of "Determining Conformance to the
> User Agent Guidelines 1.0" are:
> 
>  Checkpoint 4.13  Allow the user to configure how the selection
>                   is highlighted (e.g., foreground and background
>                   color).
> 
>  Checkpoint 4.14  Allow the user to configure how the content focus is
>                   highlighted (e.g., foreground and background color).
> 
> I propose for both of these the following requirements:
> 
> 1) The UA must allow for at least one highlight mechanism that doesn't
>    rely on color alone.
> 
> 2) The UA should follow applicable system conventions for selection
>    and focus rendering.
> 
> 3) The UA may satisfy this checkpoint by implementing the CSS
>    ':focus' pseudo-element. Refer also to CSS 2's dynamic outlines [2].
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/2000/05/ua-minreqs
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/ui.html#dynamic-outlines
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> Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
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