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Re: Exmaple 1 and linked live code fail ( LC-2912)

From: <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:18:16 +0000
Message-Id: <E1XAbdo-0000f5-1F@jessica.w3.org>
To: Alistair Hastings <alistairhastings@yahoo.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
 Dear Alistair Hastings ,

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has reviewed the
comments you sent [1] on the Last Call Working Draft [2] of the Techniques
for WCAG 2.0 published on 6 Mar 2014. Thank you for having taken the time
to review the document and to send us comments!

The Working Group's response to your comment is included below.

Please review it carefully and let us know by email at
public-comments-wcag20@w3.org if you agree with it or not before 8th August
2014. In case of disagreement, you are requested to provide a specific
solution for or a path to a consensus with the Working Group. If such a
consensus cannot be achieved, you will be given the opportunity to raise a
formal objection which will then be reviewed by the Director during the
transition of this document to the next stage in the W3C Recommendation


For the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group,
Michael Cooper
W3C Staff Contact

 1. http://www.w3.org/mid/E1WPvaR-0006pP-2T@stuart.w3.org
 2. http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20140306/


Your comment on ARIA19: Using ARIA role=alert or Live Regions to Identify
> Example 1 in ARIA 19 does not work with the latest version of JAWS and
> IE9/10/11.  Is this a known issue, or is a there a more current
> technique for making dynamic DOM elements accessible?

Working Group Resolution (LC-2912):
Thank you for your comment.  Internet Explorer currently has incomplete
support for ARIA roles, including the alert role. We will provide a note in
the user agent notes for this technique that specifically addresses this
limitation in IE.

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