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Re: [agenda] Agenda for tomorrow's call *PLEASE READ NEW MWABP DRAFT*

From: Adam Connors <adamconnors@google.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 14:10:05 +0000
Message-ID: <393b77970811270610u195ff889o60f161383101005d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Cc: public-bpwg@w3.org
Thanks Bruce, useful feedback.

Would  a best practice be to add WAI-ARIA attributes to a page, so that if a
> user has zoomed in to a small area, and elsewhere on the page a live region
> is updated, then the user could be alerted that something off-screen has
> been changed. Or is that nonsense?
>

I don't know much about WAI-ARIA but this sounds like a reasonable idea to
me. With the best will in the world though, I can't imagine a site that
updates off screen and somehow alerting you on-screen that something
happened giving a particularly good user-experience. Maybe we'd want to go
further-- "Don't make page updates if they aren't visible?" Certainly it
sounds to me like a BP on the zoom attributes would be a good idea as we say
nothing on this right now.

Do you feel like elaborating or proposing a BP? That would be really
helpful.

Thanks,

Adam.

On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 1:19 PM, Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com> wrote:

>
> On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 16:33:14 -0000, Appelquist, Daniel, VF-Group <
> Daniel.Appelquist@vodafone.com> wrote:
>
>
>> 1. http://snurl.com/6uefw  [www_w3_org]
>>
>> PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT THOROUGHLY AND BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS IT IN
>> DEPTH
>> TOMORROW.
>>
>
> suggest phrases like "negatively impact  performance" (3.4.14.1) be made
> clearer for non-anglophone readers. It's better expressed as "perform
> slower"
>
> define quantities like "trivial": 3.4.14.2  "Use cookies sparingly, and
> consider alternative methods (see 3.1 Personalization) for anything other
> than trivial amounts of data."
>
> Would  a best practice be to add WAI-ARIA attributes to a page, so that if
> a user has zoomed in to a small area, and elsewhere on the page a live
> region is updated, then the user could be alerted that something off-screen
> has been changed. Or is that nonsense?
>
> b
>
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