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[whatwg] [web-forms] Add ACCESSKEY to SELECT

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 12:38:18 -0400
Message-ID: <411B9CFA.4040701@earthlink.net>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Hereby a simple proposal to add the ACCESSKEY attribute to the SELECT 
> element. According to the HTML 4.01 specification this is invalid[1], 
> but it seems to be supported in at least Mozilla and Internet Explorer.
> 
> I don't get it to work in Opera. Test case used:
> 
>   <select accesskey="1">
>    <option>foo
>    <option>bar
>    <option>quuz
>   </select>

    Is this really needed in light of the fact that <label> supports 
|accesskey|? Sample code:

<label accesskey="1">
   <select>
     <option>foo
     <option>bar
     <option>quuz
   </select>
</label>
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