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Re: FWD: Announcement: Mozilla accessibility alpha is ready

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 21:40:50 -0500 (EST)
To: Phillip Pi <philpi@apu.edu>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0112172139570.19457-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Phillip Pi wrote:


???? looks like this is for windoz, or will it run in Linux, I
occasionally run Mozzila from my xwindow

Bob

> I saw this newsgroup post and thought I would share it with you guys. :)
> 
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Announcement: Mozilla accessibility alpha is ready
> Date: 17 Dec 2001 21:20:29 GMT
> From: aaronl@netscape.com (Aaron Leventhal)
> Organization: Another Netscape Collabra Server User
> To: mozilla-accessibility@mozilla.org
> Newsgroups: netscape.public.mozilla.accessibility
> 
> Hello everyone,
> 
> I am pleased to announce that Mozilla's accessibility alpha is now ready
> for 3rd party testing. Mozilla is the basis upon which the Netscape
> browser is built, so this is the place to start when working on Netscape
> accessibility. Almost all features are now available through keyboard
> commands, and we now support Microsoft Active Accessibility.
> 
> The purpose of this announcement is to encourage testing of our keyboard
> support and MSAA implementation. Nightly Mozilla downloads are available
> here:
> http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla/nightly/latest/mozilla-win32-installer.exe
> 
> Known bugs in our current MSAA implementation:
> - No PDF support yet
> - No tree or outliner widget support
> - No XUL listbox support (none exist in the Netscape user interface anyway)
> - No slider support (none exist in the Netscape user interface)
> - No support from the dropdown button in XUL combo boxes
> - Radio buttons reveal themselves through focus events, but not through 
> AccessibleObjectFromPoint()
> - HTML select lists are not exposing their MSAA nodes through focus
> 
> We believe this implementation to be fairly solid, although we expect a 
> number of refinements will be necessary for a complete implementation.
> 
> Any feedback will be welcome and appreciated.
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Aaron Leventhal
> 

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