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RE: Testing suggestion: MSAA support

From: Kris Krueger <krisk@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 20:02:46 +0000
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, "public-html-testsuite@w3.org" <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>
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I agree that the two groups should work together so that the end result would be a set of tests that support the accessibility requirements of the HTML5 specification.

-KrisK


-----Original Message-----
From: public-html-request@w3.org [mailto:public-html-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Laura Carlson
Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2009 12:15 PM
To: public-html-testsuite@w3.org; Martin Kliehm; Charles McCathieNevile
Cc: HTML WG; W3C WAI Protocols & Formats
Subject: Re: Testing suggestion: MSAA support

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,
Laura

[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


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