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RE: Keyboard access to landmark roles

From: Victor Tsaran <vtsaran@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 12:12:26 -0800
Message-ID: <088A0B616C8C1D4787DD686C6922A72A0141B6BA@SNV-EXVS10.ds.corp.yahoo.com>
To: "Jon Gunderson" <jongund@illinois.edu>, "Becky Gibson" <Becky_Gibson@notesdev.ibm.com>
Cc: "Richard Schwerdtfeger" <schwer@us.ibm.com>, "Sandy Foltz" <sfoltz1@gmail.com>, "Michael Cooper" <cooper@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
IMHO, landmark roles should work regardless of whether the user is in
application mode or not, however, at the moment JAWS, the only AT that
support landmark roles, does not provide the user with a way to navigate
between landmarks outside of the virtual buffer.

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Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 10:22 AM
To: Jon Gunderson; Becky Gibson
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger; Sandy Foltz; Michael Cooper; W3C WAI-XTECH
Subject: Re: Keyboard access to landmark roles

Here is my new ARIA landmark role example, please check the markup to
see if it is what you are expecting for land mark roles.


1. I didn't know what to put for a "aria-labelledby" on the
"contentinfo" role.  Is that OK?

2. Does this need a role of application?

Sandy you can use this page for testing the extension changes.

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