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Re: kbdshortcut and accessKeyLabel

From: Gunderson, Jon R <jongund@illinois.edu>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2016 15:06:15 +0000
To: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D2FDAECF.51CBB%jongund@illinois.edu>
Charles,

Can you check the http://chaals.github.io link, it seems to be broken.

Jon


On 3/3/16, 4:54 AM, "Chaals McCathie Nevile" <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

>Hi,
>
>the spec should probably explain the relationship between kbdshortcut and
> 
>the HTML DOM attribute accessKeyLabel. Although the latter is only
>implemented in Firefox, and I hope that it will actually change in HTML
>to  
>require a microsyntax that matches that of kbdshortcut, it has the useful
> 
>property that instead of being an author aspiration it is normally a true
> 
>indicator of what the shortcut is, and so far more useful to announce to
>accessibility APIs.
>
>See http://chaals.github.io/testcases/accesskey/index.html for a bunch of
> 
>exceptions and bugs with it - there are various cases where
>accessKeyLabel  
>doesn't work, mostly to do with the HTML5 definition of accesskeyŠ which
>fixed some things, but being unimplemented means it breaks badly in many
>places.
>
>See also:
>
>HTML issue 99 <https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/99> Only one
>implementation of accessKeyLabel - and the spec should be improved
>
>and
>HTML issue 20 <https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/20> Authors should not
>use multiple values for `accesskey`
>
>cheers
>
>-- 
>Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
>  chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com
>
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