[whatwg] Drop tabindex=""

Arve Bersvendsen arveb at opera.com
Wed Mar 21 00:32:05 PDT 2007

On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 04:16:41 +0100, Simon Pieters <zcorpan at gmail.com>  

> 3) The "tab order" should be up to the user. In Opera you can navigate  
> in any direction you want using e.g. Shift+arrows, allowing you to  
> freely navigate in tables for instance. The author shouldn't have any  
> say about the tab order other than the source order.

That holds true for Opera on desktop. Keep in mind that there are devices  
without useful 4-way navigation, such as the Sony Ericsson M600i, where  
your only means of (keyboard) navigation is through the scroll wheel on  
the side of the device.

Arve Bersvendsen, Web Applications Developer

Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/

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