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Combine 2 & 4

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 12:06:41 -0500
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Per Action http://www.w3.org/2008/08/07-ua-minutes.html#action04]

Related to
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2008JulSep/0050.html 

<old>
2. User configuration has an option to display keyboard shortcuts for all
visible controls. Level ? [New. This needs more work] [Remove - should be in
PRINCIPLE 3: Ensure that the user interface is perceivable]

Proposal: Move to Guideline 3.3 Provide control of content that may reduce
accessibility
make it 3.3.13 

Rationale: Many of the Success criteria in this guideline have a user
configuration option. Not having keyboard shortcuts visible is an
accessibility issue for people who have physical (keyboard operation) and
memory (remembering relevant keystrokes) limitations.

4. Any currently visible CONTENT interactive controls have direct UI
keyboard commands (accesskey or variation), have their keyboard commands
visually displayed in context (next to item, overlay) or in a list. Level A
[Remove - should be in PRINCIPLE 3: Ensure that the user interface is
perceivable]

Proposal: Move to Guideline 3.11 Help user to use and orient within
viewports
Make it 3.11.8

Rationale: The content area is a viewport. In order for many users to
effectively use the functions in the interface, the controls must be
visually indicated.
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<new>
User has the option to have the keyboard commands for currently visible UI
or interactive CONTENT controls visually displayed in context or in a list.
Level A

Note: in context means next to the item, or an overlay (ala Office 2007).
interactive CONTENT controls have direct UI keyboard commands (accesskey or
variation).

Proposal: Move to Guideline 3.3 Provide control of content that may reduce
accessibility
make it 3.3.13 

Rationale: Many of the Success criteria in this guideline have a user
configuration option. Not having keyboard shortcuts visible is an
accessibility issue for people who have physical (keyboard operation) and
memory (remembering relevant keystrokes) limitations.

</new>

Jim Allan, Accessibility Coordinator & Webmaster
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/
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