[whatwg] Accesskey in Web Forms 2

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 06:12:45 PDT 2004

On Fri, 20 Aug 2004 14:21:14 +0200, Anne van Kesteren
<fora at annevankesteren.nl> wrote:
> >> Agreed; WA1 will probably give some way of automatically indicating
> >> access keys. (I haven't really looked at this yet, hence the empty
> >> section.)
> >
> >    I'm pretty sure the HTML 4.01 specification suggests a visual
> > indicator for access keys, like underlining the character in the label.
> > I think this is more a failure on the part of UA vendors to implement it.
> It does[1]. It is not required however, but highly recommended. Maybe
> HTML 5.0 should make this a MUST rather than a SHOULD?

No, HTML should not contain _any_ MUST on how something is rendered,
it has no rendering semantics, that's the point.


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