[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 7138] Implement tabindex for all elements, enabling accessible web apps

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Tue May 15 17:00:48 PDT 2007


------- Comment #6 from aroben at apple.com  2007-05-15 17:00 PDT -------
(In reply to comment #5)
> There is a school of thought that considers tabindex harmful because it changes
> the users expectations:
> e.g.
> <input type=text tabindex=1 />
> <input type=text tabindex=2 />
> <input type=text tabindex=4 />
> <input type=text tabindex=3 />
> obviously real-world examples are (usually) more complex, but doing something
> other than what the user expects from a system UI she is used to is a bad
> thing.

   I would hope that web authors would be using tabindex to make the tab order
_more_ intuitive and/or closer to the system behavior, not less so.

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