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Re: figure element usage clarified

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2013 14:29:51 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VmtCGYxgvA7EsfEiWAzg=372p_tuE91dLC979Kn4OrTaQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gunderson, Jon R" <jongund@illinois.edu>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Jon

figcaption maps to IA2 caption role, and figure currently is mapped to
ROLE_SYSTEM_GROUPING as implemented in firefox, there has been some
suggestion of creating ARIA roles to fill gaps in platform APIs but nothing
concrete has yet emerged.


figure mapping:
https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-api-map/raw-file/tip/Overview.html#el-44

figcaption:
https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-api-map/raw-file/tip/Overview.html#el-43

regards
SteveF


On 8 February 2013 14:23, Gunderson, Jon R <jongund@illinois.edu> wrote:

>  Steven,****
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> Is there a proposed accessibility API mapping for FIRGURE and FIGCAPTION?*
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> Jon****
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> *From:* Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, February 08, 2013 7:49 AM
> *To:* HTMLWG WG
> *Subject:* figure element usage clarified****
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> Hi all,
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> after recent discussion on list [1] I made some changes [2] in the 5.1
> spec [3] to clarify figure element usage
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> Please review at your leisure, feedback welcome and appreciated.
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> [1]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2013Jan/thread.html#msg135
> [2]
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/36180004fc37cb9e401883e27d79d1f9ded1f0e6
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> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/grouping-content.html#the-figure-element
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