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Re: Request input on the potential usefulness of HTML to Platform Accessibility APIs Implementation Guide

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 21:28:21 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTinxKnArqhXzav0XTE0bbM4g-E4a00ttaXZwSi4c@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gunderson, Jon R" <jongund@illinois.edu>
Cc: David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Jon,

I would think that if there if the browser implements IA2 then
the A2_ROLE_FORM  role would be exposed, Isn't A2_ROLE_FORM  a more
specialised grouping role?

regards
steve

On 17 January 2011 17:52, Gunderson, Jon R <jongund@illinois.edu> wrote:

> Some of the HTML elements have mapping to both MSAA Role and IAccessible2
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> *The* form element
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> MSAA role: ROLE_SYSTEM_GROUPING
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> IAccessible2 Role: IA2_ROLE_FORM
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> When a element has focus are both the MSAA and IAccessible2 roles exposed
> and the assistive technologies choose which on they will use?
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> Jon
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