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Re: Access Keys

From: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2005 15:04:07 +0200 (CEST)
Message-Id: <200506021304.j52D47FU000945@asterix.andreasen.se>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

On  2 Jun, Jon Gibbins (dotjay) wrote:

> guidelines). I don't use accesskeys in my day-to-day browsing, but I
> do use a lot of keyboard shortcuts. Alt+S in Firefox is one of them -
> I actually have to use the Greasemonkey extension to override sites
> using certain accesskeys!

  Indeed a problem. But perhaps this might be a good time to report the
  bug to Mozilla/Firefox, so that they can correct it in later versions?

> In a nutshell, I think the idea of accesskeys is a good one, but with 
> current implementation they do more harm than good.

  I agree that many browsers have gotten this *awfully* wrong. It's a
  shame, really.

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