[whatwg] Drop tabindex=""
colin at fontshop.com
Wed Mar 21 07:56:55 PDT 2007
Drop tabindex altogether. It's just not useful.
See the Web Accessibility Initiative Interest Group discussion on the
Tabindex is not a substitute for poorly organized documents, and at the
end of the day, it's up to the UA to give the user final say on tab order.
Arve Bersvendsen wrote:
> 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/
More information about the whatwg