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Some Comments on UAAG 5.3

From: Taylor, Suzanne <suzanne.taylor@pearson.com>
Date: Sat, 21 May 2011 15:09:40 -0400
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Please find attached and pasted below some comments on 5.3 designed to
include WAI-ARIA and warnings/error messages for content developers.

 

Suzanne Taylor




Guideline 5.3 (former 1.3) Support accessibility features of
technologies. [Implementing 5.3
<http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/2011/ED-IMPLEMENTING-UAAG20-20110406/#gl-imple
ment-access-features> ] 


Summary: Implement the accessibility features of all the technologies
you're using, such as supporting the platform's multitasking
capabilities, HTML's alt attribute for images, and document your
implementation.


5.3.1 (former 1.3.1) Accessibility Features:  (suggesting separating
content & platform SC)


Implement and cite in the conformance claim the accessibility features
of content specifications. Accessibility features are those that are
either (Level A) :

*                             identified as such in the specification or


*                             allow authors to satisfy a requirement of
WCAG. 


5.3.3 (former 1.3.1) Accessibility Features: (suggestion to include
specs like WAI-ARIA)


Implement and cite in the conformance claim W3C specifications designed
to enhance accessibility of the content technology (e.g. WAI-ARIA)
(Level AA) 


5.3.4 (former 1.3.1) Accessibility Features: (suggesting error reporting
for developers)


If the user agent has an error consol, include errors (e.g. missing
alt-text) related to the accessibility features of content
specifications. Accessibility features are those that are either (Level
A) :

*                             identified as such in the specification or


*                             allow authors to satisfy a requirement of
WCAG. 


5.3.5 (former 1.3.1) Accessibility Features: (suggesting error & warning
reporting for developers)


Include warnings (e.g. role="application" has significant effects in
screen readers- link to ARIA info) and errors (e.g. missing alt-text)
related to the accessibility features of content specifications in a
developer view or error consol. Accessibility features are those that
are either (Level AA) :

*                             identified as such in the specification or


*                             allow authors to satisfy a requirement of
WCAG. 

Ideally, this would be part of general error and warning features,
rather than a separate feature.

 


5.3.6 (former 1.3.1) Accessibility Features: (suggesting separating
content & platform SC)


Implement and cite in the conformance claim the accessibility features
of platform technology
<http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/2011/ED-UAAG20-20110406/#def-Web-Content-Techn
ology#def-Web-Content-Technology>  specifications. Accessibility
features are those that are either (Level A) :

*                             identified as such in the specification or


*                             allow authors to satisfy a requirement of
WCAG. 

                                                

 





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