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Re: Accesskey Discussion

From: Simon Harper <simon.harper@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 11:00:16 +0100
Message-ID: <4C9C76B0.2090101@manchester.ac.uk>
To: "Egan, Bim" <Bim.Egan@rnib.org.uk>
CC: UAWG list <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Hi there Bim, this is really just a problem of the browser not 
implementing the bindings in rationale way. Indeed, a modifier key would 
easy sort this out.


Cheers
Si.

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Simon Harper
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On 23/09/2010 19:04, Egan, Bim wrote:
> Sorry to butt in here, but it concerns me that as accesskey bindings
> frequently conflict with keyboard access to browser  toolbars or
> plug-ins, and can also change settings in access technology that runs in
> the background while being sensitive to all keystrokes, such as screen
> readers, defined accesskeys could result in all HTML5 pages using them
> being inaccessible to people  who navigate via keyboard or use access
> tech software, instead of the current situation where it is difficult
> only on some sites using code that conforms to specification.
>
> Bim
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: Accesskey Discussion
>
> I seems to me that HTML5 is becoming increasingly platform like. In this
> case I suggest that HTML5 specify a number of predefined accesskeys for
> common functionality including those useful for WebApps.
>
> Cheers
> Si.
>
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