Is keynav to unavailable menu items a bug?


On the GNOME desktop (as opposed to Windows), it isn't possible to arrow through unavailable items in a menu. Arrowing up/down in menus skips over those items that are grey-ed out.

When Mozilla is running on GNOME, Mozilla behaves as it does on Windows - you can arrow to unavailable menu items (and if you are running Gnopernicus, you will be told that these items aren't available). This has led to some confusion on the part of our testers (see bug #155506in bugzilla, at:

I'm curious what folks' thoughts are on this...

Peter Korn
Sun Accessibility team

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