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Re: role="text" and text frames

From: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:58:06 -0500
To: Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>
Cc: James Teh <jamie@nvaccess.org>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, public-aria@w3.org
Message-ID: <56A93D6E.5040002@alum.mit.edu>
Hi Alex,

I believe everyone is okay with that.

If anyone has an objection, please speak up.  If no one objects, I will 
change the mapping spec as appropriate by the end of the week.  That is, 
for role="text', the MSAA+IA2 role will be changed to 
ROLE_SYSTEM_STATICTEXT.

http://rawgit.com/w3c/aria/master/core-aam/core-aam.html#role-map-text

Thanks.

On 2016-01-27 12:06 PM, Alexander Surkov wrote:
> Hi, Joseph. As long as you all agree on static text, I'm good with that.
>
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 1:07 PM, Joseph Scheuhammer 
> <clown@alum.mit.edu <mailto:clown@alum.mit.edu>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Alex,
>
>     What's your take on this?
>
>     On 2016-01-21 5:24 PM, James Teh wrote:
>
>         On 22/01/2016 3:28 AM, Joseph Scheuhammer wrote:
>
>             On 2016-01-19 5:26 PM, James Teh wrote:
>
>                 I'm even more convinced that static text is the more
>                 correct role recently, especially because ATK made the
>                 same decision.
>
>
>             Does that mean the correct MSAA+IA2 mapping of role="text"
>             is ROLE_SYSTEM_STATICTEXT?  Or does it remain
>             IA2_ROLE_TEXTFRAME, with the a display object attribute =
>             "inline"?
>
>         It's controversial, but I think I'm now leaning towards
>         ROLE_SYSTEM_STATICTEXT.
>
>         Jamie
>
>
>
>     -- 
>     ;;;;joseph.
>
>     'Die Wahrheit ist Irgendwo da Draußen. Wieder.'
>                      - C. Carter -
>

-- 
;;;;joseph.

'Die Wahrheit ist Irgendwo da Draußen. Wieder.'
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