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XHTML 2 and @key

From: DavidSloan <DSloan@computing.dundee.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 10:17:50 -0000
Message-ID: <07516E2AF8EF64469CD4EC1BBA47F58187C853@mailex.computing.dundee.ac.uk>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Cc: "John Foliot - WATS.ca" <foliot@wats.ca>

To whom it may concern:

I wholeheartedly support the views expressed by John Foliot in his
argument for the removal of the key attribute from the XHTML 2

I have been involved in the field of web accessibility since 1999, and
while there is a clear need to enhance device-independent access to web
content, in that time I have failed to see any evidence that HTML
accesskeys in their current form have a positive impact on keyboard
accessibility. I hope you will make the decision to alter the draft
specification as recommended by Mr Foliot.

With best wishes,
David Sloan

David Sloan
Project Lead
Digital Media Access Group
Division of Applied Computing
University of Dundee

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email: dsloan@computing.dundee.ac.uk
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