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Re: Which is it? - widget keynav

From: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 12:08:33 -0500
Message-ID: <47C44791.3090805@utoronto.ca>
To: "Evans, Donald" <Donald.Evans@corp.aol.com>
CC: Earl Johnson <Earl.Johnson@Sun.COM>, wai-xtech@w3.org

>
> As an example, many people already understand how to operate a treeview
> from the MS OS.  Therefore it makes sense to mimic that keyboard
> behavior in the same type of widget on the web.

Except...those people who use Macs.  They are used to its treeview key 
navigation, so it seem odd to them to switch gears to the web tree widget.

Which doesn't answer the question re: sticking to the platform's key 
navigation vs. overriding.  It just adds fuel to fire (to switch metaphors).

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;;;;joseph

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