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Re: [Accessibility-ia2] IA2 Role Landmark

From: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 10:38:45 -0500
To: Rich Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>, James Teh <jamie@nvaccess.org>
Cc: Joanmarie Diggs <jdiggs@igalia.com>, Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>, IA2 List <Accessibility-ia2@lists.linux-foundation.org>, ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>
Message-ID: <56CDCE85.8050503@alum.mit.edu>
On 2016-02-23 10:48 PM, Rich Schwerdtfeger wrote:
> We will update the ARIA mapping spec

Can you be more specific?  One thing we will do is change the mapping 
for role region to:

"IAccessible2: IA2_ROLE_LANDMARK and object attribute xml-roles:region".

For comparison, the current ATK/AT-SPI mapping is [1]:
"ROLE_LANDMARK and object attribute xml-roles:region".

The other possible update is to do that for *all* landmark roles. Using 
role="banner" as an example, the ATK/AT-SPI mapping is [2]:
"ROLE_LANDMARK and object attribute xml-roles:banner".

Hence, IA2 becomes:
"IAccessible2: IA2_ROLE_LANDMARK and object attribute xml-roles:banner".

Is that correct?  If so, it would partially fix bugzilla 28816:
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=28816

Thanks.

[1] http://w3c.github.io/aria/core-aam/core-aam.html#role-map-region
[2] http://w3c.github.io/aria/core-aam/core-aam.html#role-map-banner

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