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Re: how HTML5 figure and figcaption should/could work

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 09:27:16 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vnkj9V7ffrDn__xUkW=Zt4txJeuwAofUdEHrR-s1RhsbQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Cc: Chris Adams <chris@chrisadams-studios.com>, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
thanks josh,

keep in mind my post is an attempt to kick off discussion and highlight
issues of how to accessibility support new elements that don't have
pre-defined semantics in acc APIs

 its not a plan set in stone.


On 25 August 2011 07:15, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie> wrote:

> Hi Steve,
> Just to say that I have re-read your post on the lack of a suitable role
> for <figure> and <figcaption> and rather than saying right now that I
> support it, I will ask the WG what they suggest is to be done to convey
> the role semantics of <figure> and <figcaption> to AT via the A11y API
> if Steve's reasoning isn't followed?  [1]
> Cheers
> Josh
> [1]
> http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2011/08/html5-accessibility-chops-the-figure-and-figcaption-elements/

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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