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Re: ISSUE-96 Change Proposal

From: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 16:50:22 -0000
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "Shelley Powers" <shelley.just@gmail.com>, "HTMLWG WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vahs18jph8on37@bruce-pc>
On Thu, 01 Apr 2010 15:00:38 -0000, Steven Faulkner  
<faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> i agree that it is better for  accessibility to have native controls
> as the properties of these controls can be hooked up to accessibility
> APIs by the browser.
> In the case of the new HTML5 controls implemenetd in Opera there are a
> number of issues:
> 1. they do not expose any of their properties via an accessibility API.
> 2. their styles and formatting cannot be modified to suit user  
> requirements.
> 3. programmatic focus and keyborad operability is limited or  
> non-existent.

FWIW, I have bugs filed for all 3 of these. I have no ETA from engineers  
on when they will be fixed, though.

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Bruce Lawson
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Received on Thursday, 1 April 2010 15:51:08 UTC

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