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Weekly Resolved & Rejected Bugs Report

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2010 15:56:15 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTimpn07MiwT-ALpi1cyacW37q4+W7izBjY3OAe6x@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hello Everyone,

Since the last report we have had one WONTFIX bug resolution and one
NEEDSINFO bug resolution. No bugs were fixed.

Six bugs were reopened. Twenty one new a11y bugs were reported.

33 total NEW a11y bugs existed on August 28, 2010. A new bug snapshot
is http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/New_A11Y_Bug_Snapshot_20100904

The latest a11y resolved bug comparisons are at:
http://www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/html5bugchart/20100904/

The bug team marked fifteen bugs as verified. A bug reporter has two
weeks to take action from the time a bug is put in VERIFIED state
according to the decision policy.
http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#states-and-keywords

Forty seven a11y bugs on the HTML5 Spec await task force decision of
whether to apply the a11ytf keyword or not.

The details are as follows.

1. WONTFIX BUG:

1.1 Bug 10077: "The <embed> should support an alt attribute. While the
embedded content should provide for accessilibility of the embedded
object, the developer doesn't always have control over those content,
some embeddable formats are inherently less accessible, and th"
reported by contributor@whatwg.org.
Change Description: no spec change
Ian's Rationale: Just use <object> if you have something to fall back
to.http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10077


2. NEEDSINFO BUG:

2.1  Bug 9817: "Details element Focus problem" reported  by Rich Schwerdtfeger.
Status: Did Not Understand Request
Change Description: no spec change
Ian's Rationale: "I don't understand. Is this only about tabindex=""?
If so, how is this different than both <html> and <body> having
tabindex, or six <div>s nested within each other all having
tabindex=""?"
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9817


3. REOPENED BUGS:

3.1 Bug 10447: "<output>  should have no role by default instead of
status role" reported by Maciej Stachowiak.
Reopened by Steve Faulkner. Steve's comment: "After further
discussion, it has been concluded that while current implementations
of aria status map to the status bar role in most accessibility APIs ,
the aria status role itself has a broader definition so could well be
a default role for <output>"
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10447#c3

3.2 Bug 10449: "Consider allowing various command-like ARIA roles for
h1-h6" reported by Maciej Stachowiak.
Maciej reopened since Rich added info as requested:
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10449#c2

3.3 Bug 10479: "add role=radiogroup to details element" reported by
Steve Faulkner.
Status: Rejected WONTFIX
Ian's Rationale: see comment 1
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10479#c1
Steve Reopened:
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10479#c3

3.4 Bug 9216: "Provide a CAPTCHA example that is in accord with WCAG 2
or Defer to 'HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text
alternatives'" reported by Laura Carlson.
REOPENED by Michael Cooper: "Bug triage sub-team says bug should be
reopened as WCAG techniques can be extended anytime and are not
limited to HTML4."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9216#c4	

3.5 Bug 9215: "Provide a Webcam example that is in accord with WCAG 2
or Defer to 'HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text
alternatives'" reported by Laura Carlson.
REOPENED by Michael Cooper: "Bug triage sub-team says this should be
reopened to consider advice of accessibility specialists more.
Assigning to Steve Faulkner to provide additional info.."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9215#c16

3.6 Bug 10434: "Mint a link type for pointing to long descriptions
(rel="longdesc")" reported by Leif Halvard Silli.
REOPENED by Leif. "Getting rel="longdesc" into HTML5 sooner rather
than later, could impact on the (final) outcome of ISSUE-30 in one way
or another. I therefore open this issue again, offering more detailed
description..."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10434#c4


4. NEW BUGS:

4.1 Bug 10450: "Allow lists to be used as menus or tab sets" reported
by Maciej Stachowiak.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10450

4.2 Bug 10451: "Consider restricting the roles allowed for the label
element" reported by Maciej Stachowiak.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10451

4.3 Bug 10462: "merge ARIA mapping tables and list" reported by Steve Faulkner.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10462

4.4 Bug 10463: "provide a comprehensive HTML5 to accessibility API
mapping reference" reported by Steve Faulkner.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10463

4.5 Bug 10464: "provide clear user friendly links to WAI-ARIA
documents in the ARIA section of the spec" reported by Steve Faulkner.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10464

4.6 Bug 10478: "modify table, tr and td roles" reported by Steve Faulkner.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10478

4.7 Bug 10479: "add role=radiogroup to details element" reported by
Steve Faulkner.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10479

4.8 Bug 10480: "add role="presentation" on the ASCII fish image"
reported by Leif Halvard Silli.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10480

4.9 Bug 10481: "Default role of <IMG> should be "img" reported by Leif
Halvard Silli.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10481

4.10 Bug 10482: "provide a comprehensive HTML5 to accessibility API
mapping reference" reported by Leif Halvard Silli.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10482

4.2 Bug 10483: "<figcaption>  should be considered the caption of
<figure> _itself_" reported by Leif Halvard Silli.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10483

4.11 Bug 10484: "default roles for figcaption and caption: Make it
simple to achieve accessibility" reported by Leif Halvard Silli.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10484

4.12 Bug 10485: "The img element with non-empty alt should default to
the img aria role" reported by Maciej Stachowiak.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10485

4.13 Bug 10486: "References to "image" ARIA role should be "img"
reported by Maciej Stachowiak.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10486

4.14 Bug 10488: "<figcaption> captions the <figure> element, or how to
use the <figure> element to provide useful text alternative" reported
by Leif Halvard Silli.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10488

4.15 Bug 10489: "Use or @role is not mentioned as single time in the
draft" reported by Leif Halvard Silli.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10489

4.16 Bug 10493: "ARIA restricts usage of this role to one per page" is
an unclear statement" reported by Steve Faulkner.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10493

4.17 Bug 10494: "modify aria example and fix spelling" reported by
Steve Faulkner.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10494

4.18 Bug 10496: "fix error in aria conformance checker advice"
reported by Steve Faulkner.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10496

4.19 Bug 10497: "What happens to role of <img alt="non-empty"> inside
a <figure role="img">?" reported by Leif Halvard Silli.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10497

4.20 Bug 10518: "Add example showing how to use <a> elements in image
maps" By Leif Halvard Silli.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10518

4.21 Bug 10525: "Please try to improve Bugzilla's
accessibility/usability problems before Last Call" reported by Laura
Carlson.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10525


5. VERIFIED BUGS:

On behalf of the bug group Michael Cooper set the following bugs to
VERIFIED. The commenter has two weeks to take action from the time a
bug is put in VERIFIED state.
http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#states-and-keywords

5.1 Bug 8647: "Define tab order for IFrame" reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED WONTFIX by Michael Cooper: "Close as far as the HTML bug
tracker is concerned. Refer the issue to be addressed in an external
user interface recommendations document, initially to be coordinated
by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8647#c3

5.2 Bug 8648: "Title attribute on the IFrame element" Reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED NEEDSINFO by Michael Cooper: "Close as far as the HTML bug
tracker is concerned. Refer the issue to be addressed in an external
user interface recommendations document, initially to be coordinated
by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8648#c3

5.3 Bug 8666: "Keyboard accessible date pickers" reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED NEEDSINFO by Michael Cooper: "Close as far as the HTML bug
tracker is concerned. Refer the issue to be addressed in an external
user interface recommendations document, initially to be coordinated
by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8666#c3

5.4 Bug 8671: "Requiring the label attribute" reported by Gez Lemon
VERIFIED WORKSFORME by Michael Cooper: "Spec is now consistent with
the change request in this bug."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8671#c2

5.5 Bug 8682: "Tab and reading order for context menus" reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED NEEDSINFO by Michael Cooper: "Close as far as the HTML bug
tracker is concerned. Refer the issue to be addressed in an external
user interface recommendations document, initially to be coordinated
by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8682#c3

5.6 Bug 8717: "Usability and Element-level-focus-apis" reported by
Joshue O Connor.
VERIFIED FIXED by Michael Cooper: "Spec is now consistent with the
change request in this bug."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8717#c5

5.7 Bug 8723: "image map is underspecified  reported by Steve Faulkner.
VERIFIED NEEDSINFO by Michael Cooper: "Assign to Charles
McCathieNevile with a deadline of 10 June 2010. Close after that if no
proposal received.  In other words, the A11Y TF accepts that this bug
be closed without further action even though it's marked needsinfo."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8723#c5

5.8 Bug 8743: "Auditory icons clashing with AT" Reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED WONTFIX by Michael Cooper: "Close as far as the HTML bug
tracker is concerned. Refer the issue to be addressed in an external
user interface recommendations document, initially to be coordinated
by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8743#c3

5.9 Bug 8747: "Defining how a license applies to elements" Reported by
Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED WONTFIX by Michael Cooper: "Close and remove Task Force from
further following. Ask on the main HTML list if someone wants to take
over this bug to pursue getting the RDFa suggestion in the bug into
the spec."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8747#c5

5.10 Bug 10077: "The <embed> should support an alt attribute. While
the embedded content should provide for accessilibility of the
embedded object, the developer doesn't always have control over those
content, some embeddable formats are inherently less accessible, and
th" Reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED WONTFIX by Michael Cooper: "Bug triage sub-team accepts
wontfix status of this bug. The core issue is represented by Bug 8885,
and we will work on providing the needed information
there."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10077

5.11 Bug 8644: "Fallback mechanism for embedded content" Reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED WONTFIX by Michael Cooper: "Bug triage sub-team accepts
wontfix status of this bug. The core issue is represented by Bug 8885,
and we will work on providing the needed information there.."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10077

5.12 Bug 8750: "User able to override the hidden attribute in
incorrectly rendered pages" reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED WORKSFORME by Michael Cooper: "We accept the response in this bug."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8750#c3

5.13 Bug 8751: "User should have ability to override automatic
scrolling" reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED WORKSFORME by Michael Cooper: "Close as far as the HTML bug
tracker is concerned. Refer the issue to be addressed in an external
user interface recommendations document, initially to be coordinated
by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8751#c3

5.14 Bug 8752: "Allow user to manage focus changes" reported by Gez Lemon.
VERIFIED NEEDSINFO by Michael Cooper: "Close without further action,
accepting the current state of the issue."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8752#c3

5.15 Bug 7056": <caption> and <figure><legend> elements should allow
flow content children" reported by James Graham.
VERIFIED FIXED by Michael Cooper: "Bug triage sub-team has verified
this is fixed."
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7056#c19


6. "A11yTF" KEYWORD BACKLOG:

Forty eight bugs on the HTML5 Spec await task force decision of
whether to apply the a11ytf keyword or not. Ian Hickson is editor of
that document.
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/Bugs_Awaiting_A11yTF_Keyword_Decision

One bug on document "HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text
alternatives Bugs" awaits task force decision. Michael(tm) Smith is
editor of that document.
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/Bugs_Awaiting_A11yTF_Keyword_Decision#HTML:_The_Markup_Language_Reference_Bugs_Awaiting_Decision

One bug on document "HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text
alternatives Bugs" awaits task force decision. Michael(tm) Smith is
editor of that document.
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/Bugs_Awaiting_A11yTF_Keyword_Decision#HTML_Working_Group_Decision_Policy_Bugs_Awaiting_Decision

No bugs on document on the document "HTML5: Techniques for providing
useful text alternatives Bugs" await task force decision. Steve
Faulkner is editor of that document.
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/Bugs_Awaiting_A11yTF_Keyword_Decision#Text_Alternatives_Techniques_Bugs_Awaiting_Decision


7. RELATED REFERENCES:

Weekly Resolved and Rejected Bugs Reports Archive
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/Weekly_Resolved_and_Rejected_Bugs_Reports

New Bug Snapshots
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/New_A11Y_Bug_Snapshot

Backlog of Bugs Awaiting "A11yTF" Keyword Decision
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/Bugs_Awaiting_A11yTF_Keyword_Decision

"A11yTF" Keyword Criteria (Draft)
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/KeywordCriteria

Bug Status Table:
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs#Bug_Status_Table

Escalating a Bug to an Issue:
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Bugs/Escalating_a_Bug_to_an_Issue

Accessibility Change Proposal Status Table:
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Accessibility_Change_Proposal_Status

Best Regards,
Laura

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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Saturday, 4 September 2010 20:56:49 GMT

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