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Re: yet more questions

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From: Glenda Watson Hyatt
Date: Aug 17, 2001 1:41PM


So, the difference between WCAG 6.4 and 9.3 is...?
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> Reidy Brown
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> Device dependent handlers will usually have an actual device name in the
> event handler name, like onMouseOver or onKeyPress. An example of a
> "logical" event handler would be "onSelect," or "onFocus," or
> "onBlur"-- in
> other words, you're interested in what's happened to the element, not what
> caused it to happen. You care that the element has gained or lost focus or
> that it has been selected. You don't care whether someone used a
> mouse or a
> keyboard to make it happen.
>
> (Although in practice, many user agents (browsers) are pretty good at
> translating device dependent handlers to logical handlers on the fly.)
>
> Reidy
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> -----Original Message-----
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> I've figured out the device independent concept enough to bluff
> it. What's
> throwing me for a loop is "logical". What does that word mean in this
> context? You use "more generic". That makes sense to me.
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