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RE: web access keys


From: John Foliot - WATS.ca
Date: Aug 17, 2005 12:20PM

Thomas Jedenfelt wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Foliot - WATS.ca"
> Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005
>> OK Thomas - 10 of the 12 following websites don't use accesskeys:
>> www.microsoft.com
>> www.apple.com
>> www.firefox.com
>> www.google.com
>> www.yahoo.com
>> www.altavista.com
>> www.slashdot.com
>> www.cnn.com
>> http://europa.eu.net (European Union official web site)
>> http://hem.bredband.net/[removed] (heh heh heh)
> I wish you would not have linked to my Web site, as its purpose is
> not to display my coding techniques, which is evolving.
> Also, I do not wish to be made fun of.
> /Thomas Jedenfelt

The point was not to make fun of you, but to illustrate the futility of
accesskeys and the fact that by-and-large they are not used by
developers anyway. The fact that you have not included on your site
them illustrates the point - very pointedly. If I offended you or
insulted you in any way, it was not my intent and I apologize.