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Re: tooltip listed under Donít Use Unsupported iOS Technologies

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2011 10:36:59 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTikBTxXsU_=KgsEa4Zyp91277c3b6Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Maciej,

Any chance of getting a response to this query as it is germane to the
re-opening of the title/alt decision.

if you are not the right person to be asking can you point me to someone who
is?


regards
Stevef

On 26 April 2011 13:40, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi  Maciej
>
> I have been reading the Safari web content guide, it states [1] under the
> heading "Donít Use Unsupported iOS Technologies"
>
> "Tooltips
> Similar to hover styles, tooltips are not displayed unless the user touches
> and holds a clickable element with a tooltip."
>
> which suggests that tooltips can be displayed but is confusingly listed
> under the 'Unsupported iOS Technologies' heading.
>
> I tested out the instructions on a simple test page [2] there are 3
> clickable elements on the page each having a title attribute, but could not
> get any of them to display a tooltip.
>
> no matter what i tried, i just kept getting the select/copy/paste tools
> displayed. can you clarify whether this information refers to the display of
> title attribute content?
>
> [1]
> http://developer.apple.com/library/safari/#documentation/appleapplications/reference/safariwebcontent/CreatingContentforSafarioniPhone/CreatingContentforSafarioniPhone.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40006482-SW1
> [2] http://www.html5accessibility.com/tests/title-support.html
>
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>
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>

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