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Re: [Style Guide] FYI - Proposed Dojo grid selection and navigation

From: Earl Johnson <earlj.biker@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 13:55:31 -0700
Message-ID: <f9806ac80808271355x60d279a5v5e2f78f878f5e60d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "W3C WAI-Xtech" <wai-xtech@w3.org>

I got the impression a mailtool application was suggested as an example of a
data grid. If correct, Landmark navigation feels like it would be a more
appropriate navigational schema than data grid navigation. It would make
life a little easier if true. One problem with this simplification would be
giving clear guidance on the point at when data presented in a grid format
should change from a data grid navigation schema to a Landmark navigation
schema instead.

My guess is the Cntrl+ and Shift+ key sequences would only be appropriate
within a cell when in Action mode. Having these features apply across cell
boundaries [at the sibling cell level] would difficult to present if the
sibling cells weren't contiguous.


On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 7:52 AM, Becky Gibson <becky_gibson@notesdev.ibm.com
> wrote:

> Here is a ticket in the Dojo bug system which proposes selection and
> navigation for the dojo grid:  http://bugs.dojotoolkit.org/ticket/7484
> Note that it doesn't address the issues of editable cells that the DHTML
> Style Guide group has recently discussing.
> Becky Gibson
> Web Accessibility Architect
> IBM Emerging Internet Technologies
> 5 Technology Park Drive
> Westford, MA 01886
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> Email: gibsonb@us.ibm.com
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