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2538Make focused elements fire onclick='' when the user activates them with the keyboard.2008-12-16 23:43
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--- source	(revision 2537)
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@@ -46332,6 +46332,16 @@
   <span>being rendered</span><!-- XXX xref, define display:none as not
   being rendered, off-screen as being rendered? -->.</p>
 
+  <p>An element that is <span>focusable</span> but does not otherwise
+  have an <span>activation behavior</span> defined has an
+  <span>activation behavior</span> that does nothing.</p>
+
+  <p class="note">This means that an element that is only focusable
+  because of its <code title="attr-tabindex">tabindex</code> attribute
+  will fire a <code title="event-click">click</code> event in response
+  to a non-mouse activation (e.g. hitting the "enter" key while the
+  element is focused).</p>
+
   <p>The <dfn title="dom-tabIndex"><code>tabIndex</code></dfn> DOM
   attribute must <span>reflect</span> the value of the <code
   title="attr-tabindex">tabindex</code> content attribute. If the

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