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Re: 15.1.2 Navigation

From: Jean-Claude Dufourd <jean-claude.dufourd@streamezzo.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 12:50:33 +0100
Message-ID: <41935209.30405@streamezzo.com>
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Jim Ley wrote:

>"Jean-Claude Dufourd" <jean-claude.dufourd@streamezzo.com> wrote in message 
>>Directional navigation by visual location only was considered and 
>>rejected, because you never know what to do in the case of e.g. tables 
>>with some merged cells, or some large object above two small ones (where 
>>would 'down' leave you then ?)
>I agree rejecting it was the right.
>>nav-up/down/left/right is not directional navigation, per se.
>>It just allows the author to define which other object should be focussed 
>>after the current one, should the virtual UP key be pressed (I say 
>>virtual, because it can be mapped to cursor key, or joystick or something 
>Yep, why is there no corresponding methods to next/previous on SVGDocument 
>to perform navigation via these directional ones?   I think this would be 
>useful, either by extending next/previous so that it takes an optional 
>parameter specifying a direction  e.g.  next(SVG_NAV_UP); or by new methods.
This is an oversight, I guess.
I'll post an issue about this to the WG list.
Thanks and best regards

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