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[whatwg] Accesskey in Web Forms 2

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 02:57:01 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0412080253240.4755@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, James Graham wrote:
> 
> I still haven't seen any eveidence that the problems with accesskey are 
> more than just over-specific language in the html 4 spec. Unless there 
> is a major problem I haven't noticed, /all/ the WebApps spec needs to do 
> is to state that
>
> a) The author provided keybindings are suggestions, not absolutes (I 
> feel a UA should ignore accesskey entirely if the UA authors believe 
> this serves the needs of the user-base better)
>
> b) The UA should act in such a way as to avoid key conflicts

Added statements to that effect to the WA1 spec.

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