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Re: Discussion of mouse hover stuff also triggered by keyboard focus

From: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:58:02 -0500
Message-ID: <5273ebaa.e8f5b60a.53c8.1797@mx.google.com>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>,"McSorley, Jan" <jan.mcsorley@pearson.com>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>,Helle BjarnÝ <jor@servicestyrelsen.dk>

Hey thanks Shawn,

Does this mean I can cross this search off my to-do list?



At 12:55 PM 11/1/2013, Shawn Henry wrote:
>Hi Jan, Helle, & EOWG folks,
>
>In today's teleconference the issue of things that happen with mouse 
>hover also happening with keyboard focus came up -- specifically, 
>visual focus highlighting. [Sharron will have edit suggestions for "things" ;-]
>
>In making edits from our discussion today, I came across notes from 
>our previous discussion on this. The summary of what we came to is:
>
>Given SC 2.1.1 Keyboard says: "All functionality of the content is 
>operable through a keyboard interface", it depends on what 
>'functionality' is. Understanding WCAG 2.0 defines functionality as 
>"processes and outcomes achievable through user action". We 
>concluded that change in visual focus indication is an "outcome", 
>and thus if the website changes visual focus with mouse hover, it 
>also needs to change it similarly with keyboard focus.
>
>More info:
>* some at 
><http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/wiki/Easy_Checks_Comments#.5BOPEN.5D_Comment_2_VC> 
>under "Previous EOWG Comments", which also links to:
>* EOWG telecon discussion 26 July 
><http://www.w3.org/2013/07/26-eo-minutes#item02> starting at "Next 
>is Open Comment 2VC"
>
>Best,
>~Shawn
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