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RE: Action-2023) - Proposed solution

From: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2016 12:52:42 +0000
To: "tink@tink.uk" <tink@tink.uk>, "public-apa@w3.org" <public-apa@w3.org>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: LĂ©onie Watson [mailto:tink@tink.uk]
> "Note: Magnification software increases the size of content on the screen. It
> uses the mouse to move the magnified point of focus around.
> When a pointer
> lock is initiated, the magnification software needs to switch to using the
> keyboard to move the magnified point of focus around instead. When a
> pointerlockchange event is fired, web browsers therefore need to make sure the
> event is communicated to assistive technologies like screen magnifiers."
>
[Jason] Are there established mechanisms (at least on desktop operating systems) for giving the notification? I don't recall there being such an event in accessibility APIs, for instance, nor whether screen magnifiers monitor those APIs.
It may be necessary for operating system and screen magnifier developers to implement their side of this requirement, if it isn't in place now. Is this a requirement that user agents can meet today?


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