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Re: Need help with comment #10 (was Re: disposition of BAD comments)

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 12:32:46 +0100
Message-ID: <4F0AD05E.8060401@w3.org>
To: Eric Eggert <w3c@yatil.de>
CC: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, EO Editors <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>, BAD TF <public-wai-eo-badtf@w3.org>, UAAG WG <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Thank you very much for this useful feedback Eric!

I don't think this needs further discussion in EOWG lists, I'm only 
CC'ing them to close the loop on this issue.

I'm also CC'ing the UAAG WG mailing list for their information, case 
they are not already aware of this issue.

Best,
   Shadi


On 9.1.2012 12:05, Eric Eggert wrote:
> Hi Shadi,
>
>>> Comment #10: (3) list items not exposed properly in Firefox [5]
>>> Resolution: pending - looking into it
>>> Rationale: cannot replicate the issue on my setup
>>> [5]<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2011OctDec/0105>
>>
>>
>> I'm not able to replicate this issue or find online resources about this
>> apparent bug. It could be because the list structure contains<div>,<span>,
>> and plain text nodes rather than only<li>  elements.
>>
>> Does anyone have more information about this issue?
>
> This is a behavior that Firefox shows when the<li>  has no visible
> bullet points. As I checked back with Marco Zehe of Mozilla it is a
> desired behavior, as they claim that it isnít a list if there are no
> bullets. I donít think thatís a particularly good decision and I
> wonder if it is against UAAG, being not familiar with that spec my
> self.
>
> There is nothing we can do at this point, besides hacking in
> single-pixel-gifs as bullet points, but I think that would break other
> things.
>
> ~Eric
>

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Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Activity Lead, W3C/WAI International Program Office
Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
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