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Re: Common User Agent Problems - addition request

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 08:11:06 -0500 (EST)
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
cc: <www-talk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0203110810120.20409-100000@tux.w3.org>

(I love it when a plan comes together...)


On Sun, 10 Mar 2002, Ian Hickson wrote:

  Last October, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
  > There is a behaviour that seems to be a problem with respect to keyboard
  > interfaces, which has been reported to me in IE 6 and Mozilla/Netscape (I
  > presume on Windows)
  > The user scenario is as follows:
  > Open a page which contains some internal links.
  > Use the keyboard (tab key for these browsers) to get to an internal link.
  > Use the keyboard to follow the link to another art of the document.
  > The "tab order" remains where it was, so the user tabs next to whatever was
  >   the link after the one followed, not the link after the anchor that they
  >   (think that they) moved to.

  FYI: As a direct result of that message [1], Mozilla no longer exhibits this
  annoying behaviour [2].

  [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-talk/2001SepOct/0023.html
  [2] http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103284

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