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Re: Proposed new wording for checkpoint 10.3 (single key access)

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 09:04:36 -0600
Message-Id: <4.1.20000118090239.00cfd440@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
This seems more of a question for Kiosk type situations, since most major
OS do support stickey keys: MS-Windows, Mac OS and X-Windows.  I think this
may be discussed in the techniques document.  The group decided that it
really did not what to directly address Kiosk type technology in these

At 06:28 PM 1/14/00 -0500, David Poehlman wrote:
>I've a question about this.  if my os does not support sticky keys, do I
>need to do this natively?
>Dick Brown wrote:
>> My action item from 1/13/00 was:
>> >> DB: Send proposal for single key access wording for checkpoint 10.3
>> Here's the new wording, with two asterisks marking the start and end of
>> proposed new text. Note that for the keyboard, "sequence of single commands"
>> assumes Sticky Keys or similar functionality.
>> Proposed:
>> 10.3 Allow the user to change and control <wai-useragent.html> the input
>> configuration <wai-useragent.html>. Allow the user to configure the user
>> agent so that **every** functionality may be activated with a single command
>> (e.g., single key, single voice command, etc.) **or a sequence of single
>> commands**. [Priority 2] For voice-activated browsers, allow the user to
>> modify what voice commands activate functionalities. Similarly, allow the
>> user to modify the graphical user agent user interface for quick **and
>> convenient** access to commonly used functionalities (e.g., through
>> **adding, removing and reordering toolbar** buttons).
>> Dick Brown, Microsoft Accessibility
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