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RE: Challenges on JavaScript Techniques

From: Luca Mascaro <info@lucamascaro.info>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 20:04:38 +0200
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PPK:
If the document is targeted at web developers, I'd like to use a few
best practices, like separation of behaviour and structure, that,
while not themselves required for accessibility, nonetheless will make
sure that the document fits into current web development discussions.

Luca Mascaro:
I also prefer the separation of behaviour and structure but I think that not
all of the web developer could comprise this technique.

PPK:
2.2 Dynamic content generation

"Assistive technologies such as screen readers rely on the Document
Object Model (DOM) to interpret the semantics in HTML for a different
...
methods (see http://www.quirksmode.org/dom/innerhtml.html benchmark
tests).

Luca Mascaro:
True but I think that a W3C specification and self technique must be
concerned only to the official DOM level 2 API.

PPK
New point: Inserting asynchronously loaded content (AJAX). Am I
allowed to add points to the document? I expect to think of some more
points when I'm working on the document.

Luca Mascaro:
Personally I agree but in AJAX application it's important to manage the
focus on the generated object because the blind user think about the state
of the page.

Regards

Luca Mascaro
Received on Monday, 11 July 2005 18:04:48 GMT

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