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[Bug 11003] New: Map input type="range" suggestion labels to accessibility APIs

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Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 09:55:32 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11003

           Summary: Map input type="range" suggestion labels to
                    accessibility APIs
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML a11y APIs (editor: Steve Faulkner, Cynthia
                    Shelley)
        AssignedTo: faulkner.steve@gmail.com
        ReportedBy: bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


You can label marks on a "input type='range'" by using the list attribute to
point to a list of suggestions which may have labels ("label" attribute). These
labels should be exposed to underlying accessibility APIs.

http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/number-state.html#range-state
http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/common-input-element-attributes.html#the-list-attribute

This note might help for the Apple API:

http://lists.apple.com/archives/Accessibility-dev/2006/Apr/msg00004.html

See also discussion in Bug 10988.

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