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[whatwg] accesskey attribute with display:none elements

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 20:01:42 +0200
Message-ID: <492EE086.7010504@helsinki.fi>
On 11/27/2008 06:52 PM, Calogero Alex Baldacchino wrote:
> Perhaps a *good* rationale could be, "if you can't see the control,
There are other modalities than just visual.

 > Another rational might be, "the
> same desired behaviour, both visual and 'operational', can be achieved
> without resorting to 'display:none' elements,
Not easily, at least not very easily.

 > So, I stand up for
> standardizing the "disallow accesskey activation for 'display:none'
> elements" behaviour.
So you're willing to break accesskeys on some websites.

Note, I'm not very strongly supporting accesskeys on display:none elements,
but breaking existing web sites doesn't sound good.

-Olli
Received on Thursday, 27 November 2008 10:01:42 UTC

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