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Re: testing the CanvasEditor attachment with JAWS12 and IE9 beta (was: Reworked Canvas 2D API using our revised DrawFocusRing)

From: Gregory J. Rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010 01:21:43 +0000
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, public-canvas-api@w3.org
Message-Id: <20101125012002.M52509@hicom.net>
Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote/asked:

> I'm quite in-the-dark about how JAWS supports ARIA.
> Have they published anything on the matter?

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> 
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 17:18:31 +0200
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g4dAkOb0wp3hFYmtu+_jA=mi5k@mail.gmail.com> 
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net> 
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org 
Subj: Re: JAWS ARIA support documentation

hi gregory have posted it in HTML format:
http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/?p=692

regards
steve

On 7 October 2010 16:48, Gregory J. Rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net> wrote:

> aloha!
>
> a note and a warning -- the actual document is located at:
>
>
> http://www.freedomscientific.com/PDF/visionloss/manuals/DevDoc/JAWS-
ARIA-Support.doc
>
> and as the filename suggests, it is in a proprietary format, rather
> than ODF or plain old HTML or text -- the contextual text for this
> document on the page rich cited states:
>
> QUOTE
> JAWS Support for ARIA (Word file): ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet
> Applications) is assistive technology markup used by Web content
> creators to make Web pages more accessible for screen readers.
> This is done by adding specific ARIA tags and elements to HTML
> code. Read this document to learn more about JAWS support for
> ARIA markup.
> UNQUOTE
>
> ah, bitter-sweet mystery of life...   gregory.
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