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Re: HTML5 DL Element vs. WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria

From: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:51:20 -0500
Cc: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <971EDB9F-C624-4BC5-AA81-6990A62C6CB0@duff-johnson.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
> I would seriously question this, as what the 'accessibility support' requirement is for these elements is not defined anywhere.  What is clear is that both JAWS and VoiceOver identify definition lists as definition lists and allow users to access the items.

Ok, thanks, Steve. I didn't want to boot Windows on today of all days. 

Now that I look for it, I like the VO implementation!

> Do AT convey the semantics as some would wish them to? probably not, but this does not constitute a lack of 'accessibility support'.

Granted! Indeed not! Perish the thought!

Happy 2/14...

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