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[Bug 13572] New: 4.10.19 aborting autofocus based on user choice not optional

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Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2011 03:51:47 +0000
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           Summary: 4.10.19 aborting autofocus based on user choice not
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: a11y, a11ytf
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: cyns@microsoft.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

4.10.19 autfocusing a form control 

“If the user has indicated (for example, by starting to type in a form control)
that he does not wish focus to be changed, then optionally abort these steps.”

If a user has indicated through a browser, OS, AT or site settting that he
doesn't want autofocus behavior, it must not be done.  Autofocus is a problem
for some AT products, and also for some users who don't understand what has

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