[whatwg] Accesskey in Web Forms 2
ian at hixie.ch
Sat Aug 28 07:12:38 PDT 2004
On Sun, 22 Aug 2004, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> Matthew Thomas wrote:
> > On 22 Aug, 2004, at 1:21 PM, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> > > Ian Hickson wrote:
> > > > 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. :-)
> > >
> > > Google is a user agent???
> > Yep.
> I'm not sure this qualifies as a USER agent, and I'm not sure if
> rendering HTML as HTML is really rendering at all.
It's definitely a user agent -- so is the validator, for that matter. A
user agent is any agent acting, on some level, on behalf of a user. Google
and the validator act on behalf of users just as much as Web browsers.
> Aside from that, I doubt anyone needs access keys enabled from within
> search result summaries.
Exactly. This is why it shouldn't be a "must". :-)
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