[whatwg] scripts that remove focus from links during document navigation
lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Wed Sep 20 09:17:30 PDT 2006
Hallvord R M Steen wrote:
> Opera has a serious usability problem for keyboard- and device-users when
> pages do the following:
> <a href="" onfocus="this.blur()">
> We need some prose in a spec that allows a user agent to ignore blur() for
> accessibility reasons...
> I'm not sure what spec to put it in, and we've also discussed possible
> collateral damage if sites use this in legitimate ways. Thoughts?
What legitimate use cases are there for blur()? I've never used it,
I've never never seen it used in a way that hasn't forced me to disable
script to workaround it, and my searches only found explanations of how
to use it, not why or when to use it.
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