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Re: PROPOSAL: Checkpoint for ACCESSKEY

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 6 May 1999 23:04:47 -0400 (EDT)
To: mark novak <menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu>
cc: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9905062302580.28794-100000@tux.w3.org>
There was such a checkpoint in the previous draft. I haven't checked the
document, but I was under the impression that this had not been dropped. Some
time ago I suggested that this checkpoint be clarified to specify exactly
what kind of information was necessary.


On Thu, 6 May 1999, mark novak wrote:
  I do have another question however:
  Do we need a checkpoint for a "where am I"  function, something that
  would return information such as page title, location on page, element
  with focus, previous page title was, summary, etc., while navigating
  with in a page?
  At 11:00 AM -0500 5/6/99, Jon Gunderson wrote:
  >In response to CMN:
  >The sequential statement is due to the potential multiple definitions of
  >the same accesskey in a document.  If more than one control, link, label,
  >... uses the same accesskey we want people to be able to navigate to each
  >one.  In the case of single definitions of an accesskey in a document then
  >the sequential part is a mute point, the focus would move directly to that
  >associated focusable element.
  >At 11:44 AM 5/6/99 -0400, you wrote:
  >>I don't think that we should not have a checkpoint for ACCESSKEY. I do think
  >>that a checkpoint requiring sequential access to elements which have an
  >>ACCESSKEY is inappropriate - the purpose of the element is to provide access
  >>to certain elements in a non-sequential manner.
  >>Charles McCN
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