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Keyboard navigation in viewer pane - 3 scenarios.

From: Earl Johnson <Earl.Johnson@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2007 16:50:09 -0700
To: Tom Wlodkowski <Thomas.Wlodkowski@corp.aol.com>
Cc: wai-xtech@w3.org, Becky Gibson <Becky_Gibson@notesdev.ibm.com>
Message-id: <4696BE31.8080404@sun.com>

Hi Tom;

I think the agreement coming out of our last meeting was 
basically "widgets that have a desktop component counterpart 
[e.g. tabbed pane] should implement the same keystrokes as their 
desktop brethren."

To simplify things for our purposes [i.e. disregard flash player, 
etc], we could say there are 3 possibilities for page content:
	1. Contains only dojo javascript widgets
	2. Contains dojo javascript widgets and html4 elements outside 
the widgets [e.g. Netflix?]
	3. Old Bessie: all html4 elements

I don't recall the outcome of discussions when it came to 
scenarios 2&3. It sounded like this topic has been discussed 
multiple times before I joined in but I'd appreciate making sure 
I understand what will happen when someone hits a scenario 2&3 
page. Would it be possible to spend a little more time on this 
discussion in tommorrow's styleguide meeting [if there is one]?

Thanks, Earl
Received on Thursday, 12 July 2007 23:50:28 UTC

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