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Re: Proposal for SC 4.1.10

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:25:08 -0400
Message-ID: <485FC054.4040607@utoronto.ca>
To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org

Works for me too.

Cheers,
Jan

Dean Hudson wrote:
> 
> works for me.
> 
> On Jun 18, 2008, at 1:20 PM, Jim Allan wrote:
> 
>> Dean,
>> Good point. Always a problem when trying to make a SC do too much.
>> Perhaps splitting it would be better.
>>
>> <old Jim proposal>4.1.10 User Override any Binding: The user can override
>> any binding that is part of the user agent default input configuration
>> except for conventional bindings for the operating environment (e.g., for
>> access to help). The user can override any author supplied content
>> keybinding (i.e. access key) that the user agent can *recognize*. The
>> keyboard combinations offered for rebinding include single key and key 
>> plus
>> modifier keys if these are available in the operating environment.
>> </old Jim proposal>
>>
>> Splitting them reverts 4.1.10 to its original state before I added the 
>> new
>> line about user override.
>>
>> <original>4.1.10 User Override any Binding: The user can override any
>> binding that is part of the user agent default input configuration except
>> for conventional bindings for the operating environment (e.g., for 
>> access to
>> help). The keyboard combinations offered for rebinding include single key
>> and key plus modifier keys if these are available in the operating
>> environment.
>> </original>
>>
>> <new>
>> The user can override any author supplied content keybinding (i.e. access
>> key) that the user agent can *recognize*.
>> </new>
>>
>> Note: *recognize* is a defined term. With AJAX and other scripting 
>> authors
>> can create keybindings of which the UA is unaware and has no ability to
>> allow the user to reassign keybindings. See SC 4.1.5
>>
>> Recognize - http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-UAAG20-20080312/#def-recognize
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Dean Hudson [mailto:dhudson@apple.com]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 1:54 PM
>>> To: Jim Allan
>>> Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
>>> Subject: Re: Proposal for SC 4.1.10
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jun 18, 2008, at 11:04 AM, Jim Allan wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> SC 4.1.10 to include override of author supplied bindings that the
>>>> user
>>>> agent can *recognize*. Override of author bindings is not included
>>>> in the
>>>> current SC. We have discussed it several times, but never acted.
>>>> UAAG20 SC 4.1.10
>>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-UAAG20-20080312/#principle-operable
>>>>
>>>> <old>
>>>> 4.1.10 User Override any Binding: The user can override any binding
>>>> that is
>>>> part of the user agent default input configuration except for
>>>> conventional
>>>> bindings for the operating environment (e.g., for access to help). The
>>>> keyboard combinations offered for rebinding include single key and
>>>> key plus
>>>> modifier keys if these are available in the operating environment.
>>>> </old>
>>>>
>>>> <proposed>
>>>> 4.1.10 User Override any Binding: The user can override any binding
>>>> that is
>>>> part of the user agent default input configuration except for
>>>> conventional
>>>> bindings for the operating environment (e.g., for access to help).
>>>> The user
>>>> can override any author supplied content keybinding (i.e. access
>>>> key) that
>>>> the user agent can *recognize*. The keyboard combinations offered for
>>>> rebinding include single key and key plus modifier keys if these are
>>>> available in the operating environment.
>>>>
>>> Jim, not sure why this would include single key commands.  Can an
>>> author define single key bindings?  I'd expect that any single keys
>>> other than tab/return, would be automatically sent to a text area on
>>> the page, or ignored by the user agent.
>>>
>>>> Note: *recognize* is a defined term. With AJAX and other scripting
>>>> authors
>>>> can create keybindings of which the UA is unaware and has no ability
>>>> to
>>>> allow the user to reassign keybindings. See SC 4.1.5
>>>>
>>>> Recognize - http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-UAAG20-20080312/#def-
>>>> recognize
>>>>
>>>> Jim Allan, Webmaster & Statewide Technical Support Specialist
>>>> Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
>>>> 1100 W. 45th St., Austin, Texas 78756
>>>> voice 512.206.9315    fax: 512.206.9264  http://www.tsbvi.edu/
>>>> "We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us." McLuhan, 1964
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>
> 
> 
> 

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Jan Richards, M.Sc.
User Interface Design Specialist
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC)
Faculty of Information (i-school)
University of Toronto

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