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Re: Implementing aria: -- examples and methodology

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 15:24:17 +0200
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: "Aaron M Leventhal" <aleventh@us.ibm.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-xhtml2@w3.org" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
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On Thu, 29 May 2008 15:20:28 +0200, Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>  
wrote:
>>>>> These tests were converted from the 'aria-' iCITA examples using the
>>>>> above methodology, very easily, and work in IE 7 as well as Firefox,
>>>>> Opera and Safari (and, with an edited and rebuilt accessibility
>>>>> module in Firefox 3b5, with the ORCA screen-reader).
>
> [...]
>
> Um, no, the complexity is in the original (which uses aria-) and is
> there to work around the fact that IE6 doesn't support attribute
> selectors _at all_, regardless of how they are spelled.  Thus my point
> that full interoperability respecting legacy browsers is _never_
> simple.

I thought we were talking about IE7.


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Anne van Kesteren
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