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RE: notation for access keys

From: Steve Lee <steve@opendirective.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2015 12:05:39 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEsWMvQgqgeJhjqksje7rcHeLwe-qRugMT3MA4MW53LkVzzWWQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
Cc: public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>, "lisa. seeman" <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>, chaals@yandex-team.ru
Thanks John that covers my concerns of clashes and discoverability.

Componentization will no doubt complicate the issue.

Steve Lee
Sent from my mobile device Please excuse typing errors
On 3 Aug 2015 15:51, "John Foliot" <john.foliot@deque.com> wrote:

> Hi Lisa, Coga TF,
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> FWIW, there is some concern about adding this aria-kbdshortcuts to the
> mix, as it is a poor implementation of accesskeys, that delivers half the
> functionality, with all the problems that accesskeys still have, including
> discoverability, conflict resolution, internationalization, and the ability
> for the end-user to apply remapping of keys to meet their needs.
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> I was fortunate enough to be at a lunch meeting were this issue was
> discussed with a number of Googlers who are involved in the
> aria-kbdshortcuts discussion, and there is some other activity going on
> around browser functionality and accesskeys that will be experimental to
> start, but an effort to address the issues with accesskeys, as opposed to
> re-inventing the wheel with a new aria attribute.
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> Bottom line? Wait and watch aria-kbdshortcuts, but do not expect that they
> will be adopted fully (or even partially) at this time.
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> I’ve copied Chaals McCathieNevile on this note, as he is actively heading
> up this accesskey work today – he may have further thoughts to add.
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> JF
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> On Jul 30, 2015, at 4:52 AM, lisa.seeman <lisa.seeman@zoho.com> wrote:
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> Hi Folks
> Should  our default representation for keyboard short cuts be consistent
> with the following
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> http://rawgit.com/w3c/aria/master/aria/aria.html#aria-kbdshortcuts
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> (This is for the personalization notation in
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> see https://rawgit.com/w3c/coga/master/issue-papers/links-buttons.html
> and  https://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/cognitive-a11y-tf/wiki/Easy_Personalization
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> )
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> All the best
>
> Lisa Seeman
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