[Bug 5807] New: User Agent display of title attribute content not defined


           Summary: User Agent display of title attribute content not
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Spec proposals
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: faulkner.steve@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org

There is no instruction or guidance in the HTML5 specification on how user
agents should provide access to the content of the title attribute. Currently
no browsers provide access to title attribute content (firefox does provide it
, but in a way that is next to useless and not in any way equivalent to the
method that mouse users can access it) for users who cannot use a mouse. This
is a serious accessibility barrier. It is proposed that the specification
include normative instructions for user agents to provide fucntionally
equivalent access the title attribute content using the keyboard.

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Received on Thursday, 26 June 2008 11:51:41 UTC