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Re: Testing suggestion: MSAA support

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 14:15:01 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0910221215n702af006l7d8b2865bf1bb156@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html-testsuite@w3.org, Martin Kliehm <martin.kliehm@namics.com>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI Protocols & Formats" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
Martin Kliehm wrote on the HTML5 testsuite list [1] :

> I'd like to suggest to include testing for the respective
> accessibility  APIs. So vendors should make sure that all new HTML5
> elements and  attributes have a proper representation in MSAA,
> IAccessible2, in Cocoa  etc., much like the ARIA attributes already
> do.

Good suggestion Martin.

Also regarding accessibility testing, at one time Chaals was going to
make some table-headers test cases [2] for ISSUE-20 which is now Bug
7260 "Create testsuite for table headers association" [3].

Should there some type of coordination between the HTML Accessibility
Task Force and the Testing Task Force?

Best Regards,

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-testsuite/2009Oct/0002.html
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Aug/0535.html
[3] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7260

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Thursday, 22 October 2009 19:18:10 UTC

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