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Re: Repair of Pointer Based Events

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2001 16:52:35 -0600
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To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: WAI PF group <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, WAI UA group <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Response in JRG to CMN:

>   The reasons for reducing the requirement for active elements:
>   1. We do not have any implementation experience for this feature.
>MouseKeys implements this feature. The only bit it does not commonly provide
>is the abilitry  to move the mouse cursor to a point that has been reached by
>keyboard navigation (which isn't explicitly required by the feature - it is
>just a technique that leverages the fact that mousekeys is readily available
>on common platforms such as linux, MacOS, Windows)

JRG: Would you consider mouse keys to be an acceptable part of a solution 
to this repair function?

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
College of Applied Life Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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