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Re: role=presentation must not be applied to focusable elements

From: David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 09:51:35 -0500
Message-ID: <4D121077.4050703@gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Marco Zehe <marco.zehe@googlemail.com>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>
Right or wrong, exposing a role string (BSTR) for roles that don't have 
any fathomable MSAA role mapping is a FF tradition that AT now expects. 
As for exposure of the object, I don't expect we will change our 
heuristic of always exposing focusable elements (except I'm still 
mulling this over for aria-hidden subtrees). I find the Chrome behavior 
interesting... to move focus to the parent. Does this happen even when 
not launched in accessible mode?


On 22/12/10 5:13 AM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> In firefox the input is still focusable and exposes a role of
> presentation "Role: "presentation" [ BUG? State/Role should not be a
> string ]"
Received on Wednesday, 22 December 2010 14:53:07 UTC

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