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Re: Small But Interesting Change in Firefox 3 Beta

From: Aaron Leventhal <aaronlev@moonset.net>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 10:37:19 -0500
Message-ID: <47863BAF.7020402@moonset.net>
To: Kelly Ford <kford@windows.microsoft.com>
CC: "'WAI-ua'" <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>

Yes, we finally got that change in.

I haven't imagined a good way to do this for partial page refreshes, but 
it is worth a discussion.

- Aaron

Kelly Ford wrote:
> All,
> In looking at Firefox 3 beta 2, I noticed a small change that relates 
> to some of our user agent guidelines that I thought I’d mention. If 
> you look under Tools:Options:Advanced:General Accessibility, there’s 
> now a check box to be alerted to pages that try and redirect or do 
> automatic refreshes. This box is the third check box under Firefox 
> accessibility settings.
> The option is off by default. When on you get a Firefox alert that 
> seems much like their pop-up alerts with an option to allow the action 
> to happen.
> This doesn’t work with partial page refreshes from what I can ttell 
> (dynamic content and such) but for pages that have a refresh option 
> specificied does seem to work.
> Thanks,
> Kelly
Received on Thursday, 10 January 2008 15:37:30 UTC

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