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Re: onChange troubles

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 08:33:40 -0600
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To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
I agree the IE solution to the onChange event problem is invisible to most 
users.  It requires some very specialized knowledge to figure it out the 
alt-arrow key solution and remember to use it at the appropriate time.


At 06:27 PM 12/18/2001 -0500, Al Gilman wrote:

>This issue surfaced on the IG list again.  I cited the UAAG Implementation
>Report.  I hope I summarized the issue OK.  I said lots of people need
>keyboard access that don't need Jaws, so a Jaws workaround for an IE bug
>does not make the page feature safe.
>  Re: OnChange in dropdown combo box used for navigation
>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2001OctDec/1049.html
>I don't think that many people are aware of this perspective on this issue.

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