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Re: W3C User Agent Teleconference for 3 November 2005

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 11:47:30 +0100
To: jimallan@tsbvi.edu, WAI-UA <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.szlz9gszwxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Wed, 02 Nov 2005 00:31:00 +0100, Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu> wrote:

> W3C User Agent Teleconference for 3 November 2005

Regrets - I am at the SVG face to face meeting. (By the way, what's the  
scheduling algorithm for meetings - I have not been able to work it out :-(

> Agenda
>
> 1. Review and discuss UAAG checkpoint mapping to PFWG Roadmap Table 2.0  
> GAP Analysis
> 	-http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/roadmap/DHTMLRoadmap092305.html#Fill
>
> 2. Update initial pass of UAAG/Roadmap mapping
> 	-http://www.tsbvi.edu/technology/uawg/roadmap.htm

The last line of that has

Provide focus to all active elements ... TABINDEX=-1 best practice ...	All  
XHTML 2 elements shall be focusable.

An alternative would be to define, in format specifications, that anything  
that has intereaction behaviour (an event listener, or a default  
interactivity), should be focusable. As an example, the SVG Tiny 1.2  
specification has this notion, and I filed a last call comment on the way  
they handle events which includes the notion that things with event  
listeners should be focusable by default. As I am a member of the SVG  
working group I expect a resolution - look for a public comment from them  
at some point.

I haven't the time to check properly right now :-( but I am pretty sure  
this is actually covered by UAAG already.

cheers

Chaals

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