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call for greater - negotiation - between author and user: oncontextmenu

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 20:54:40 +0000
Cc: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <0B50A2B8-394C-11D7-A5B3-0003939B5AD0@btinternet.com>

Thanks, once again to Jim, and curses if you feel otherwise :-)

we yesterday instituted a cross-site - disable right mouse click - 
whilst this may be possible with many browsers, and OS it is not easy 
enough to find and users(or helpers) may have problems locating it....
and oncontextmenu does the job.

The issue is not this example, rather how one enables users to create 
style sheets, or scripts generally that are tailored to their needs.
Most likely by studying there ineptitudes. eg massive right clicking 
just can't be good for you....

One might think this needed intelligence, but it doesn't need much :-)


many of our users cannot feel what they are clicking, and just hammer 
away regardless,

btw Jim strangely unless I've just got the coding wrong, focus now 
seems to be attached to the right clicker :-? and in apple it doesn't 
work :-(  there again perhaps I shouldn't attach a two clicker mouse.
Received on Wednesday, 5 February 2003 15:53:16 UTC

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