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Re: Implementation questions around HTML structural elements and ARIA Landmarks

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2015 11:10:04 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vm7YfugLwDaLJK4f4HO1QJ1Uc8ok0JF1mDf7EAxu0ECAw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, PF <public-pfwg@w3.org>
Hi Cynthia, any update?

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Regards

SteveF
Current Standards Work @W3C
<http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/03/current-standards-work-at-w3c/>

On 27 March 2015 at 10:51, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On 25 March 2015 at 01:07, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com> wrote:
>
>> For 1 & 2, we will be using a Group Control Type and a Localized Control
>> Type that corresponds to the sectioning element or landmark.  Control type
>> is the UIA equivalent of role.  Localized Control Type is what Narrator
>> says when the user interacts with that control.  It is a user-facing string
>> which will be localized.
>
>
> a few questions; will sectioning/structural elements, for example:
>
> <main>
>
> and
>
> <div role="main">
>
> be able to be recognized as equivalent by the information exposed in UIA?
> and treated as such by AT if they wish to?
>
>
> also
> In terms of <header> and <footer> are the semantics being exposed based on
> their position in DOM (inside or outside of article/section) as other
> browsers do?
>
> --
>
> Regards
>
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
>
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