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[Bug 13130] New: accesskey handling in the spec doesn't match the implementations

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Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2011 12:35:04 +0000
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           Summary: accesskey handling in the spec doesn't match the
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: Olli.Pettay@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

Created attachment 1010
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Per the spec accesskey is registered to some element even if the
element isn't the document tree. Only changing the accesskey attribute or
moving the element to another document should change the assigned access key.

That is not what browsers seem to do.
If element isn't in the document tree, one cannot activate the element using

(Tested on Gecko and Webkit)

So, the spec should mention that the elements which aren't in the document
tree should not have assigned access key.

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