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RE: [LIKELY JUNK]Re: title/alt attribut keyboard accessibility

From: Schnabel, Stefan <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 08:55:22 +0100
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To: "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "Steve Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, aurélien levy <aurelien.levy@free.fr>
We need a UA-specific hotkey for displaying the content of the title attribute
in the same separate (yellow) popup window as for the mouseover operation.

HTML5 spec definitely should be more precise + complete here.

In Lynx the "title" content could be displayed e.g. in Lynx status area on request.

- Stefan

-----Original Message-----
From: wai-xtech-request@w3.org [mailto:wai-xtech-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Laura Carlson
Sent: Dienstag, 28. Oktober 2008 00:39
To: HTML WG; Steve Faulkner; W3C WAI-XTECH; aurélien levy
Subject: [LIKELY JUNK]Re: title/alt attribut keyboard accessibility

Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>

Aurélien Levy wrote [1]:

>> Is it possible to have something in the spec to say that the way of
>> rendering the content of the title/alt attribut must be non specific to
>> a certain type of pointing device or is it to the UAAG spec to say
>> something like that ?

Ian Hickson wrote [2]:

> Right now HTML5 doesn't say that user agents should do anything with this
> information. The non-normative rendering section will probably suggest
> current behaviour but hasn't been written yet. (Volunteer editors welcome;
> see the e-mail from earlier today.)

Related: Steve Faulkner's June 6, 2008 bug report "User Agent display
of title attribute content not defined":

Best Regards,

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Oct/thread.html#msg131

[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Oct/thread.html#msg134

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 28 October 2008 07:56:09 UTC

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