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Re: User Agent Teleconference for December 7 2006

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2006 12:40:44 -0500
Message-ID: <4578521C.2060009@utoronto.ca>
To: WAU-ua <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>

Jim Allan wrote:
> 
> 10.5 Provide link information (P3)
> 10.6 Highlight current viewport (P1)
> 10.7 Indicate viewport position (P3)
> see previous comments at
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2006OctDec/0029.html
> 
> 
> 11.1 Current user input configuration (P1)
> no problems. Requirement 1. Provide information to the user about current
> user preferences for input configurations.
> These are not current user preferences, they are the default UA input
> configurations. If the user overrides the bindings as per 11.3, I think 11.1
> requires that the changes be noted in the documentation and the user
> interface (menus, etc.).
> Do others have the same understanding?

JR: Yes - I think this should be noted.


> 11.2 Current author input configuration (P2)
> ok. The user can find the author-specified input configurations.
> Should the user be able to override (change) these input configurations in
> the UA, or should that be the function of AT?
> For those who do not use AT, but have a need to change the input
> configurations, I lean towards having the UA provide a mechanism for
> changing the author-specified input configurations. Currently, we have no
> guidelines, checkpoints, etc. pertaining to changing the author-specified
> input configurations...should we?

JR: Good point, but might be confusing if site content refers to 
keystrokes that no longer work. Maybe a P3?


> 11.3 Allow override of bindings (P2)
> ok. see comments on 11.1
> 
> 11.4 Single-key access (P2)
> ok.
> update -  Example Technique 1. Offer a single-key mode where, once the user
> has entered into that mode (e.g., by pressing a single key), most of the
> keys of the keyboard are configurable for single-key operation of the user
> agent. Allow the user to exit that mode by pressing a single key as well.
> For example, Opera [OPERA] includes a mode in which users can access
> important user agent functionalities with single strokes from the numeric
> keypad.
> 
> change "numeric keypad" to "keyboard"
> 
> 11.5 Default input configuration (P2)
> ok
> 
> 11.6 User profiles (P2)
> ok
> 
> 11.7 Tool bar configuration (P3)
> ok
> 
> Jim
> 
Received on Thursday, 7 December 2006 17:41:06 UTC

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