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[Bug 13512] New: Need a DOM event for AT to catch when content is inserted

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Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 01:36:52 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-13512-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13512

           Summary: Need a DOM event for AT to catch when content is
                    inserted
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: a11y, a11ytf
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: cyns@microsoft.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


DOM-based AT relies on DOM mutation events to catch changes via innerHTML,
outerHTML, insertAdjacentHTML.  This is slow and noisy.  It would be useful to
have an event for these particular changes, since they so often signal new UI,
dialog opening, etc. 

Assign back to a11y-TF for more info.

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