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Re: [XHTMLAccess] i18n comment 2: Keycode or character

From: Ori Idan <ori@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 17:11:54 +0200
Message-ID: <26d57bbb0811260711x2b5d8536tf22564a2064d809a@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: ishida@w3.org, www-html-editor@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
I don't understand the meaning of "characters from the document character
set"

-- 
Ori Idan


On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 4:46 PM, Steven Pemberton
<steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>wrote:

>
> Thanks.
>
> We have tried to address this by making certain that people understand that
> "key" is
>  an abstraction and does not correlate to a "key code".
>
> Please see the latest editor's draft for full details.
> http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/2008/ED-xhtml-access-20081023/
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Steven Pemberton
>
>
> On Wed, 06 Aug 2008 09:12:28 +0200, <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
>
>
>> Comment from the i18n review of:
>> http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/2008/WD-xhtml-access-20080526/
>>
>> Comment 2
>> At
>> http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0806-xhtml-access/Overview.html
>> Editorial/substantive: S
>> Tracked by: RI
>>
>> Location in reviewed document:
>> 3.1.2 [http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/2008/WD-xhtml-access-20080526/#sec_3.1.2
>> .]
>>
>> Comment:
>> It isn't clear that this section has taken into account the potential
>> difference between key codes and the characters that may result from a key
>> press on a given keyboard. It seems to assume that the character on a key
>> cap == the key code identifier == the character produced by pressing that
>> key == the character that is the value of the key attribute.
>>
>> This is not always the case when you take into account a variety of
>> keyboards serving various different locales.
>>
>> Please provide some precision as to how a key attribute value is
>> associated with keyboard events. (Note that this has proved to be a
>> difficult topic for the specification of DOM3 keyboard events.)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
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