[whatwg] Accesskey in Web Forms 2

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sat Aug 21 17:36:53 PDT 2004

On Sat, 21 Aug 2004, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> I don't think RENDERING of the access key should be optional.

It has to be. Google is a user agent. You can't require that google render 
access keys, that makes no sense. :-)

>> I also think that there should be an accesskey value which is basically
>> "auto", and which picks a non-clashing access key based on the element
>> content.
> What's the purpose of this? Are there really situations where there are so
> many access keys that the webmaster doesn't want to bother with keeping track
> of them and just wants them auto-assigned?

I meant clashing with the browser's existing access keys, not clashing 
within the page.

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