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Re: PROPOSAL: Minimum requirements for configuration of selection (Checkpoint 4.13)

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 09:34:43 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.1.2.20000712093357.0129eb38@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Ian,
We do require exporting information on selection to AT.  But I would be 
interested in other peoples opinons.
Jon


At 02:32 AM 7/12/2000 -0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>Jon Gunderson wrote:
> >
> > To make the minimum requirements for checkpoint 4.13 simpler, I suggest the
> > following change to limit the scope of the checkpoint to only changing 
> colors:
> >
> > <OLD>
> > 4.13 Allow the user to configure how the selection is highlighted (e.g.,
> > foreground and background color). [Priority 1]
> > </OLD>
> >
> > <NEW>
> > 4.13 Allow the user to configure the color used to highlight a selection.
> > Make available the range of system colors. [Priority 1]
> > </NEW>
>
>Hi,
>
>I propose instead requiring the user agent to implement at least one
>mechanism
>other than changing colors (since color alone might cause problems for
>some users).
>We can suggest, for example, underlining, or a box, and point to CSS
>focus
>rectangles.
>
>  - Ian
>
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