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Re: [css3-flexbox] ordering and accessibility concerns

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 16:14:02 -0700
Message-ID: <4FE8F0BA.5030604@inkedblade.net>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, public-cssacc@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
On 06/25/2012 03:56 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Agreed with fantasai here.  Part of the reason for including 'order'
> at all was to allow authors to order their source in the best, most
> logical way, with the important content up front and the lesser
> content later in the document, and then lay it out in whatever way
> makes the most sense.  Whether the navigation section appears on the
> left or right of the main content section shouldn't matter, but in
> today's world it does due to styling limitations, and 'order' lets us
> fix that.
> So, I'm *for* order affecting tab-order by default, and *against* it
> affecting speech order by default.

So, you want tab order to:
   - if the sidebar is on the left, enter navigation first, article second
   - if the sidebar is on the right, enter article first, navigation second

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