W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > April to June 2013

Re: Keyboard controls for landmarks

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 11:58:42 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkvHpn==LdypJD4wvF+jpkCZtTi1WNkqYz7tOy9FUb3PQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
whether they do or not is platform dependent as some APIs have roles
defined for them some don't.

anyway would suggest you ask acc engineers (easiest to approach are the
mozilla folk dave, marco etal on irc://irc.mozilla.org/accessibility), I
vaguely remember having a similar conversation with dave bolter and he was
not keen.

--

Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 8 April 2013 11:47, Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:

> On 08/04/2013 11:44, Steve Faulkner wrote:
>
>> browser have logic that assigns platform API roles to elements by
>> default, they also have logic that assigns any role values declared
>> inline to the platform API, overriding the default platform API role for
>> the element, they don't have default ARIA roles assigned for each element.
>>
>
> But for the elements where they DO have default ARIA roles assigned, it
> would be great to actually then be able to see those roles directly in the
> DOM via an automatically assigned role property, no?
>
>
> P
> --
> Patrick H. Lauke
> ______________________________**______________________________**__
> re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively
> [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.]
>
> www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk
> http://redux.deviantart.com | http://flickr.com/photos/**redux/<http://flickr.com/photos/redux/>
> ______________________________**______________________________**__
> twitter: @patrick_h_lauke | skype: patrick_h_lauke
> ______________________________**______________________________**__
>
>
Received on Monday, 8 April 2013 10:59:54 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 13 October 2015 16:21:48 UTC