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Re: ::can-have-focus pseudo-class?

From: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 12:56:48 -0500
Message-ID: <abd6c8010511020956u32b6501dv830c2ed2575c6533@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

On 11/2/05, Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:
> Hi, Orion,
>
> > :can-have-focus seems more semantic than :tab-stop
>
> Oh, that semantic.... Something tells me that
> your phrase "more semantic" from semantic point of view just
> degrade semantical meaning of the semantic as an entitiy :)
>
> To be short: what do you mean exactly?
>
> Technically speaking:
>
> can-have-focus - means: can have a focus but may not *now* accept it.
> tab-stop - means: this element *now* is 1) "focusable" and 2)
> "tab-stopable".
>
> I cannot imagine situations when you need to designate *all*
> focusable elements.
>
> Example:
>  buttons on the toolbar, they have focus (to be precise toolbar by itself
>  can have a focus ) when you will click on it.
>  But toolbar is out of tab order.
>
> What do you want from ":can-have-focus" to select?

My point is that tab-stop implies that the button used will be a tab
when that isn't necessarily true.

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Orion Adrian
Received on Wednesday, 2 November 2005 17:56:52 GMT

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