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Re: title/alt attribut keyboard accessibility

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 07:56:37 +0000
Message-ID: <4906C5B5.6040907@splintered.co.uk>
To: 'W3C WAI-XTECH' <wai-xtech@w3.org>
CC: 'HTML WG' <public-html@w3.org>

Justin James wrote:
> The HTML spec quite often does not tell browsers how to render things, and I do not think it should, either. Simply put, while the Web browser on a desktop/laptop style computer is the most common way people access HTML, the varieties of UAs are limitless. To dictate rendering in HTML is not a good idea. Tooltips, for example, make little sense in Lynx, or on a mobile device that uses a stylus.

Wondering if UAAG would be the more appropriate place to regulate how 
UAs should behave in these cases.

Patrick H. Lauke
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