W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > May 2011

Re: device independent title attribute support in browsers and follow up question

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 8 May 2011 12:23:33 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTimMNsMY45QeHi0bYvohqQ_cDtX8og@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, David Bolter <dbolter@mozilla.com>, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
This may be a method that implementors use to display title attribute
content to keyboard users, the possibility that it can be displayed using
CSS does not mean that user agents provided access to via a device
indepndent means.


On 7 May 2011 22:26, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>wrote:

> Steve Faulkner, Sat, 7 May 2011 19:44:08 +0100, in reply to Maciej:
> > So just to be clear, there are no concrete plans for webkit to
> > provide access to title attribute content for keyboard users?
> >
> > note: I am referring to webkit cross platform.
> It may be useful to to see the question of access to @title on focus in
> relation to support for CSS generated content in general, and in
> particular to support for generated content on the IMG element. In
> Webkit (cross platform) and in Opera, there is various degrees of
> support for generated content on the IMG element. Hence is possible to
> display elements when jumping to them with the tabulator key:
> http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/saved/977
> --
> Leif H Silli

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
Received on Sunday, 8 May 2011 11:24:20 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Thursday, 29 October 2015 10:16:13 UTC