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FW: Conformance Claim and keyboard API support

From: Hansen, Eric <ehansen@ets.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2000 14:36:35 -0400
To: "'w3c-wai-ua@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-id: <B49B36B1086DD41187DC000077893CFB8B4411@rosnt46.ets.org>
Offhand, this suggestion sounds reasonable and in keeping with the intent
and direction of the document. I would be interested in other comments.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Gunderson [mailto:jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu]
> Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 1:01 PM
> To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
> Subject: Conformance Claim and keyboard API support
> 
> 
> Since the group has required support for a keyboard API, I 
> don't think the 
> we should allow any type of conformance if a user agent 
> cannot support a 
> keyboard API.  The group could address this issue in a future 
> version of 
> the document.
> 
> Currently the conformance section makes the following statement:
> "Checkpoints that refer to the keyboard always apply. The 
> subject must 
> implement the standard API for the keyboard unless the 
> operating system 
> does not offer one."
> 
> I think we should state:
> "Checkpoints that refer to the keyboard always apply. The 
> subject must 
> implement the standard keyboard API.  If an operating system 
> or user agent 
> does not offer or support a keyboard API, then the user agent cannot 
> conform to these guidelines."
> 
> Jon
> 
> 
> Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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