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Re: Access keys


From: Robinson, Norman B - Washington, DC
Date: Jun 25, 2007 8:30AM

I would think the value in users being able to setup their own access
keys is they can reassign them from whatever you designed. Thus they
could remap them from keys they are using for other purposes.

As for your approach for universal cookies, you might also be interested
in related work of the Web-4-All project


Norman B. Robinson
Section 508 Coordinator
IT Governance, US Postal Service
phone: 202.268.8246

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At 3:14 PM -0700 6/24/07, John Foliot - Stanford Online Accessibility
Program wrote:
>If you really must include accesskeys on your site, a number of
>user-controllable solutions have emerged, my favorite being the one
>developed by Gez Lemon: User-Defined Access Keys -

Hi John:

Thanks for the links, all good reads. And, I'm not required to do
anything regarding links -- I'm just looking to make the "right"

While the last link is interesting, it seems a bit on an overkill for
accessibility -- how many users are going to take the time to set-up
access keys for a single site?

Too bad an universal cookie could not be set-up to carry the user's
defaults across different web sites that are compliant to the
technique. Something like a client-side sniffer that would detect if
the technique was present on the newly accessed site and then
initialize a procedure to provide cookie data to it.

Food for thought.



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