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Re: QA & A11y question: new w3c validator interface

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 11:55:37 +0900
Message-Id: <7E9472A1-BB9C-45ED-9932-6F610F222F5C@w3.org>
Cc: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>, wai-xtech@w3.org, "www-validator Community" <www-validator@w3.org>
To: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>

Hi Gez,

On Aug 22, 2007, at 19:13 , Gez Lemon wrote:
> The solution to this particular problem is simple. If the content that
> to be hidden is removed with display: none and put back with display:
> block, then keyboard users won't have to tab through hidden interface
> elements.
> The simplest way to do this would be to have two classes in CSS, and
> then add/remove the classes with script as and when required to reduce
> latency so that screen readers have a chance to update their virtual
> buffer following the click event.

I understand and agree with this, but I'm not sure how it differs  
with the existing behavior:

Received on Thursday, 23 August 2007 02:54:51 UTC

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