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Re: Access Keys


From: Geof Collis
Date: May 21, 2010 3:45PM

Hi Jukka

It is actually a part of the Plome CMS as I have seen it on a number
of sites now.



At 04:02 PM 5/21/2010, you wrote:
>Geof Collis wrote:
> > I read the statement below on a website and wondered what the
> > International recommendations for access keys are?
> >
> > This site uses a setup that closely matches most international
> > recommendations on access keys.
>It seems to be widespread phrase. Googling with it typically leads to pages
>with huge accessibility problems (e.g., grossly inadequate contrast between
>some texts and background).
>Pages with that phrase do not cite any references. Lack of references for
>such claims typically means there are no good references to cite.
>The WebAIM site used to have accesskey assignments, but I don't think it has
>them any more - rather, it has articles that present criticism against the
>idea or implementations, e.g.
> http://www.webaim.org/techniques/keyboard/accesskey.php
>That article mentions:
>"Both the United Kingdom (UK) and Canadian governments created a
>standardized set of accesskey shortcuts. The Canadian government eventually
>abandoned theirs, though (see the current Canadian government
>recommendation - external link), due to the many implementation issues
>already discussed. The UK continues to support its original list of standard
>shortcuts, which are as follows:"
>The list contains by assignments for "S" (questionable, since
> >
> >
> > cheers
> >
> > Geof
> >
> > Administrator
> > Coalition of Ontario Accessibility Advisory Committees (COAAC) Website
> > www.coaac.ca
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> >
> >