Re: accesskey in PR-HTML40

David Norris (kg9ae@geocities.com)
Wed, 19 Nov 1997 19:50:01 -0500


From: "David Norris" <kg9ae@geocities.com>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 1997 19:50:01 -0500
Message-ID: <01bcf54e$3bc742e0$3c009696@kg9ae.dyn.ml.org>
Subject: Re: accesskey in PR-HTML40

>Surely this should be done by the user agent? On some GUIs, the
>requirement may be that the access key is printed in bold, or in a
>different color. Only the browser running on that platform can know
>this.

Why couldn't it be performed by the user agent and the document.  CSS could
be used to negotiate the proper rendering.  The user agent could or should
override the document's preference.  If there is no preference by the user
agent, the document would give it an altered appearance, upholding that
letter's significance.

,David Norris
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