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RE: Proposal to change documentation on tabindex to strongly discourage values greater 0

From: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@ssbbartgroup.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:40:43 +0000
To: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, "chaals@yandex-team.ru" <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "White, Jason J" <jjwhite@ets.org>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
CC: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>, Marco Zehe <mzehe@mozilla.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>
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+1 for me as well :)

From: Cynthia Shelly [mailto:cyns@microsoft.com]
Sent: Monday, October 20, 2014 9:00 AM
To: chaals@yandex-team.ru; White, Jason J; Janina Sajka
Cc: Joseph Scheuhammer; Marco Zehe; public-html@w3.org; W3C WAI Protocols & Formats
Subject: RE: Proposal to change documentation on tabindex to strongly discourage values greater 0

I like the idea of this new structure.  I think we should start work on that AND do what the original mail suggested, to change the docs to discourage tabindex >1 in the short term. I would also like to deprecate tabindex values >1, but that might need to wait until this new thing is more developed.

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From: chaals@yandex-team.ru<mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Sent: 10/20/2014 7:40 AM
To: White, Jason J<mailto:jjwhite@ets.org>; Janina Sajka<mailto:janina@rednote.net>
Cc: Joseph Scheuhammer<mailto:clown@alum.mit.edu>; Marco Zehe<mailto:mzehe@mozilla.com>; public-html@w3.org<mailto:public-html@w3.org>; W3C WAI Protocols & Formats<mailto:public-pfwg@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Proposal to change documentation on tabindex to strongly  discourage  values greater 0

20.10.2014, 15:55, "White, Jason J" <jjwhite@ets.org<mailto:jjwhite@ets.org>>:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Janina Sajka [mailto:janina@rednote.net]
>> Sent: Monday, October 20, 2014 9:31 AM
>> A feature such as Charles describes is useful, and has already been
>> defined for DAISY (ANSI/NISO Z39.86).
>> An important additional requirement is a reliable way to escape out of
>> the local mode--either forward beyond the structure, or back to
>> something before it. It must be easy to "go local" or "stay global."
> In general, I agree. However, I understood the scope of Charles' proposal to be limited to locally influencing the navigation sequence when it reaches a given subtree, not encompassing anything that would potentially trap the user in a navigation cycle comprising part of a document.

Yep. I suspect we are on the same page.

And to return to Marco's original proposal, I think we would do well not to call this thing tabindex, unless there is some sensible way of makin olduses of the markup do new and more useful tricks.

But here, I'm not sure how to dothat without making existing things worse.


> Clarification would of course be welcome.
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