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Re: HTML-ISSUE-162 (modal ): Add a modal attribute to html5 to indicate a modal segment of the DOM (modal dialog) [HTML 5 spec]

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 20:59:11 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTimqY2cXLi8034058ksD8tiDyRKByLTjcnEKWJHy@mail.gmail.com>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: HTML Weekly WG <public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org>
hi laura, yes you are right.

i will close it.


On 22 January 2011 20:23, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Steve,
>
> Is issue 163 a duplicate of 133?
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/133
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10645
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10645#c12
>
> Issue 133 was closed without prejudice.
>
> Cynthia has Accessibility Task Force Action 86  to create change
> proposal for issue 133.
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/track/actions/86
>
> Thanks.
>
> Best Regards,
> Laura
>
>
> On 1/22/11, HTML Weekly Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org<sysbot%2Btracker@w3.org>>
> wrote:
> >
> > HTML-ISSUE-162 (modal ): Add a modal attribute to html5 to indicate a
> modal
> > segment of the DOM (modal dialog) [HTML 5 spec]
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/162
> >
> > Raised by: Steve Faulkner
> > On product: HTML 5 spec
> >
> > Issue:
> > from big http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10645
> >
> > html5 does not currently specify a mechanism to indicate that a segment
> of
> > the
> > DOM is modal.
> >
> > Modal dialogs are common in many desktop and web UI toolkits.  It is
> > currently
> > possible to create modal dialog behaviour using CSS, Javascript, and
> > WAI-ARIA.
> > It is not, however, easy to create a robust modal dialog using these
> > compatible
> > technologies.
> >
> > Proposal:
> >
> > (Normative)
> >
> > 1. Add a modal element or attribute ("modal") to the html5 specification.
> >
> > 2. When a modal is present in the DOM UAs must treat the modal and its
> > children
> > as a modal segment of the DOM.
> >
> > 2.1 UAs must constrain input / interaction events (e.g. keyboard and
> mouse)
> > to
> > the modal and its children.
> >
> > 2.2 UAs must map only the modal and its children to the accessibility
> tree.
> >
> > 3. If focus has not been explicitly set to a child of the modal, UAs must
> > set
> > focus to the first focusable child of the modal.
> >
> > (Informative)
> >
> > 4. Authors must provide a device agnostic mechanism to dismiss the modal.
> >
> > 5. Authors should return focus to the element from which the modal was
> > activated upon its dismissal.
> >
> > Resources:
> >
> > Definition
> >
> > Modal window - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modal_window
> >
> > Implementations of web UI modal dialogs
> >
> > Cutting Edge: Modal Dialog Boxes with AJAX
> > http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc164247.aspx
> >
> > Drupal 7 Overlay (core module to display administrative pages).
> > http://api.drupal.org/api/drupal/modules--overlay--overlay.module/7
> >
> > jQuery UI - Dialog Demos & Documentation
> > http://jqueryui.com/demos/dialog/
> >
> > YUI 2: SimpleDialog
> > http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/container/simpledialog/
> >
> > Best practices for accessible modal dialogs
> >
> > WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.0: 3.3 Making a Dialog Modal
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices/#dialog_modal
> >
> > DHTML Style Guide | dev.aol.com: 8. Dialog (Modal)
> > http://dev.aol.com/dhtml_style_guide#dialogmodal
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Laura L. Carlson
>
>
>


-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
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