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Re: Small But Interesting Change in Firefox 3 Beta

From: Peter Parente <pparent@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 10:58:26 -0500
To: Aaron Leventhal <aaronlev@moonset.net>
Cc: Kelly Ford <kford@windows.microsoft.com>, "'WAI-ua'" <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ua-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF3DFE2541.BBFD03A0-ON852573CC.0057ACB9-852573CC.0057EF52@us.ibm.com>
I thought we had a discussion about partial page refreshes in one of our
meetings. I think it was mixed in with talk about live regions and a
rewrite of the timing / refresh checkpoint for UAAG 2.

I'll try to dig through the minutes.


Peter Parente
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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

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