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RE: Review of Section 7.1 by ARIA working group in PF

From: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 22:42:05 +0000
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3947a2013baa4e88a6a3d5e6015535f4@BLUPR03MB591.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
Here's a first cut at methods, events and actions that would be disabled in hidden content. I think that methods which do an action (focus, click, submit, etc.) should be disabled. Most events should still be ok, as they won't occur, that is, you won't get an onfocus event because there is no way to focus the content.  The autofocus attribute should be ignored.  

This could use more discussion.  Thoughts?

-----Original Message-----
From: Edward O'Connor [mailto:eoconnor@apple.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 4:41 PM
To: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Subject: Re: Review of Section 7.1 by ARIA working group in PF

Hi Paul,

You wrote:

> Have these two actions items been done?
>
>> [NEW] ACTION: cynthia to file HTML bug about methods that should fail 
>> when an element has @hidden set [recorded in 
>> http://www.w3.org/2012/10/04-html-a11y-minutes.html#action02]

I don't think I've seen a bug come in for this.

>> [NEW] ACTION: MichaelC to file two HTML defects on his raised issues:
>> 1) to determine whether @hidden overrides all CSS, and 2) to 
>> determine where focus goes when a focused element becomes hidden.
>> [recorded in
>> http://www.w3.org/2012/10/04-html-a11y-minutes.html#action01]

These are captured in bugs 19277 and 19279, respectively:

          https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19277
          https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19279

There has been discussion on both bugs.


Ted






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