[whatwg] accesskey attribute with display:none elements

Olli Pettay Olli.Pettay at helsinki.fi
Thu Nov 27 10:01:42 PST 2008

On 11/27/2008 06:52 PM, Calogero Alex Baldacchino wrote:
> Perhaps a *good* rationale could be, "if you can't see the control,
There are other modalities than just visual.

 > Another rational might be, "the
> same desired behaviour, both visual and 'operational', can be achieved
> without resorting to 'display:none' elements,
Not easily, at least not very easily.

 > So, I stand up for
> standardizing the "disallow accesskey activation for 'display:none'
> elements" behaviour.
So you're willing to break accesskeys on some websites.

Note, I'm not very strongly supporting accesskeys on display:none elements,
but breaking existing web sites doesn't sound good.


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