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Fwd: dhtmlai focus group? Re: does tabbing raise an alt tag? was Re: Tooltips in HTML

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 09:37:07 -0400
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Here is field evidence for the importance of providing device-independent
user-action abstractions and tying behaviors only to those.  Then tying the
devices to them, too.

This is material to the work on events in XML.

Al

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>A while back I wrote commenting that WAI should be known as HTMLAI due to
>the focus of its attention.
>
>Chaals wrote>So for your favourite browser maker, write to them and ask for
>this feature to be included.
>
>I've tried this tack with regard to transparency, and it might take 4 years,
>or it might never happen.
>If WAI means Web Accessibility Initiative, there is a responsibility for us
>to identify issues and keep a journal.
>This forum is an aspect of this, which I possibly abuse.
>
>None the less
>I do have a Mental Health student who only uses tabbing to navigate, she has
>a fairly serious shake due to medication,and cannot control a mouse or
>tracker ball.
>I had not noticed the absence of alt/title tag information, which is
>embarrassing as I've been teaching her for a few months...
>
>This is a serious issue and is not to be resolved by the rather flippant
>suggestion from Charles.
>
>jonathan chetwynd
>IT teacher (LDD)
>j.chetwynd@btinternet.com
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