[whatwg] Accesskey in Web Forms 2
jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Nov 10 07:26:10 PST 2004
Matthew Thomas wrote:
> More common, perhaps, would be for UAs to automatically create (and
> display on the page) shortcuts for form controls that had been used
> frequently in the past.
> Non-conflicting keyboard shortcuts could be created by the user with
> the help of the UA (as in my original example), or by the UA with the
> help of the user (as in my example above).
> (Well, it's a problem, but only because UA vendors haven't bothered to
> implement the necessary underlining, not because of any spec deficiency.)
> UA vendors have had over six years to come up with non-awkward support
> for accesskey=.
I don't understand. What makes you think that vendors would implement
the complex code/UI needed to enble custom, per-site accesskeys when you
note that they've already failed to implement simple enhancements that
would make the current accesskey scheme more user friendly?
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