Re: Accesskey consensus

John Foliot - bytown internet wrote:
> After conducting an unofficial survey/research project in the summer of
> 2002, I concluded that there really were no useful access keys not already
> reserved by some application or other.  When you take internationalisation
> issues into account, it becomes a hopeless cause.
> See: for an opinion piece I wrote
> regarding the subject.

Would it be fair to say, therefore, that defining Accesskeys is a waste
of time unless one is designing for a controlled environment such as an

Like the recent/current discussion of placemarking text in <input/>
elements, this is something that may be easily checked and used as a
measure of compliance by those who do not see the "big picture".  What
say the WCAG folks to issues like this?



Matthew Smith
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Received on Tuesday, 27 May 2003 18:37:26 UTC