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FW: [Bug 24482] New: AX: AAPI mappings does not explicitly allow for UAs to determine presentational heuristics

From: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 03:40:58 +0000
To: "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
CC: "jason@accessibleculture.org" <jason@accessibleculture.org>
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Moving to A11Y TF email list for discussion there.

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Kiss [mailto:jason@accessibleculture.org] 
Sent: Monday, February 03, 2014 7:06 PM
To: bugzilla@jessica.w3.org
Cc: public-html-admin@w3.org
Subject: Re: [Bug 24482] New: AX: AAPI mappings does not explicitly allow for UAs to determine presentational heuristics

Is that something that might be better addressed in the document with one or more statements regarding a11y APIs generally? Perhaps it could fit well into the reworked Core and HTML5.1 User Agent Implementation Guide framework [1] proposed by Richard?


[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/wiki/Outline_Core_User_Agent_Implementation_Guide

On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 11:56 AM,  <bugzilla@jessica.w3.org> wrote:
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=24482
>
>             Bug ID: 24482
>            Summary: AX: AAPI mappings does not explicitly allow for UAs to
>                     determine presentational heuristics
>            Product: HTML WG
>            Version: unspecified
>           Hardware: PC
>                 OS: All
>             Status: NEW
>           Severity: normal
>           Priority: P2
>          Component: HTML a11y APIs (editor: Steve Faulkner, Cynthia
>                     Shelly)
>           Assignee: faulkner.steve@gmail.com
>           Reporter: jcraig@apple.com
>         QA Contact: sideshowbarker+html-a11y-api@gmail.com
>                 CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-admin@w3.org,
>                     public-html-bugzilla@w3.org,
>                     public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org
>
> AX: AAPI mappings does not explicitly allow for UAs to determine 
> presentational heuristics.
>
> For example, <table> is not exposed as AXTable if WebKit can determine 
> that it is a layout table versus a data table. Likewise, web authors 
> use <ul> as layout lists in a bunch of places, too. The HTML AAPI 
> should explicitly require these to be mapped to these semantic 
> elements if the UA can determine they are not used in a semantically meaningful context.
>
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