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[whatwg] Drop tabindex=""

From: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2007 08:32:05 +0100
Message-ID: <op.tpi27rlgbyn2jm@carnage>
On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 04:16:41 +0100, Simon Pieters <zcorpan at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> 3) The "tab order" should be up to the user. In Opera you can navigate  
> in any direction you want using e.g. Shift+arrows, allowing you to  
> freely navigate in tables for instance. The author shouldn't have any  
> say about the tab order other than the source order.

That holds true for Opera on desktop. Keep in mind that there are devices  
without useful 4-way navigation, such as the Sony Ericsson M600i, where  
your only means of (keyboard) navigation is through the scroll wheel on  
the side of the device.

-- 
Arve Bersvendsen, Web Applications Developer

Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Wednesday, 21 March 2007 00:32:05 UTC

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