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Re: Legend wrap (or not)


From: Andrew Kirkpatrick
Date: Aug 30, 2007 8:30AM

> Do people actually use such AT in a mode like that? Then the
> vast majority of forms on web pages will be inaccessible to
> them, at least if the skipping extends to any text inside a
> form not wrapped into any container element. (If it's just p
> and headings, it's very weird: it would punish authors - and
> users - for the use of adequate markup.)

Yep, there are so many keyboard commands that form functionality
keystrokes overlaps so a separate mode is needed. Users can and do
enter and exit forms mode during the course of interaction with a form,
however, so the information is not gone, it just isn't as readily