[whatwg] Accesskey in Web Forms 2

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sat Aug 28 08:03:48 PDT 2004

On Mon, 23 Aug 2004, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> Matthew Thomas wrote:
> > "An HTML user agent is any device that interprets HTML documents. User
> > agents include visual browsers (text-only and graphical), non-visual
> > browsers (audio, Braille), search robots, proxies, etc."
> > <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/conform.html#didx-user_agent>
> Rather broad definition of the term "user", then. By this definition, 
> Mr. Coffee can be a user. What term would you suggest for user agents 
> where the user in question is actually a person?

The users are people even when the user agent is Google, or a validator, 
or wget(1), or IE's site download feature.

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