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Re: Accessible popup menus


From: Al Sparber
Date: Jul 29, 2005 8:44AM

From: "Terrence Wood" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, July 29, 2005 2:43 AM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Accessible popup menus

> On 29 Jul 2005, at 5:52 PM, Al Sparber wrote:
>> Unfortunately, browsers are not programmed to allow that very
>> easily. We are using an onfocus routine to enable the sub-menus to
>> reveal when its parent is tabbed to. Removing that would get the
>> behavior you are looking for, but not the one we want.
> bawah ha ha ha!
> C'mon Al, this is such a crock, we're not the newb's on the DW
> boards, ever heard of the DOM? Pretty sure most the today's browsers
> have one. It's a poor workman who blames his tools.

> Why not add the onfocus event to fire on any link in a sub menu and
> add a check for so you know whether to animate it or not?
> I am interested in the source of your numbers on keyboard users,
> perhaps you can share those figures with the list.
> kind regards
> Terrence Wood.

LOL, it's iteresting that you won't expend the energy to alter your
canned signature for someone you have obvious disdain for :-)