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Re: ARIA & test automation?

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 07:38:28 -0500
Message-ID: <4CB6F9C4.4090808@w3.org>
To: kmancuso@gmail.com
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi Katherine,

Yes, I do know someone using ARIA with their test automation; however, I'm not sure she wants her contact information posted on this list. I have contacted her and ask that she send information to the list if she is comfortable, or contact you directly. I'm not sure what her availability is, though.

Others are welcome to comment on the list, or contact Katherine directly.

Regards,
~Shawn



On 10/13/2010 3:57 PM, Katherine Mancuso wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> I see this sentence in the WAI-ARIA Primer:
>
> "Implementing WAI-ARIA can facilitate test automation. Test engines require semantic information about user interface elements, unique names, exposure of state, specific properties in order to run automated test scripts. WAI-ARIA provides that semantic information needed for efficient test automation."
>
> Does anyone have further information & references related to this statement, know anyone who is actually using ARIA to benefit their automation process, or people to contact about it?
>
> Katherine
>
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