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Re: accesskey assignments (now more 508)


From: Emma Jane Hogbin
Date: Dec 20, 2002 10:31AM

On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 07:09:23AM -0500, John Foliot - bytown internet wrote:
> To clarify what the GoC policy now advocates is this: Provide "skip nav"
> links on each page but to abandon the use of accesskeys. This is a direct
> reversal of an earlier recommendation which advocated the use of three
> accesskeys; Alt 1, Alt 2, and Alt M. It was subsequently pointed out that
> these keystroke combinations were previously "reserved" for some adaptive
> technologies. See: http://www.cio-dpi.gc.ca/clf-upe/6/skip_e.asp

I had found this page, but I was still working off of an older copy
(September-ish) of the
CLF which still had "use accesskeys." One of these days I might get over
my inability to read off a computer screen and stop relying on printouts
of important web sites. ... Thanks for the clarification!!

emma :)

Emma Jane Hogbin
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