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Re: CfC: Publish HTML5, RDFa heartbeats and Microdata, 2D Context and H:TML as FPWDs

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 11:39:09 +0000
Message-ID: <55687cf81002170339j63cf1eddk3924d4ac2e4e43a2@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Martin Kliehm <martin.kliehm@namics.com>, W3C HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Hi ian,

>and the off-page link features of ARIA,

ther are no 'off-page link features' currently specified in ARIA.

>as well as an API for handling focus and magnification for ATs

It makes focus movement an 'option' for screen magnifiers, thus introducing
a different focus behaviour than for other elements (still an open bug

btw this is not an objection.

On 17 February 2010 11:20, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Feb 2010, Martin Kliehm wrote:
> >
> > Ian is right that the initial accessibility of the <object> and <img>
> > elements was worse
> I'm not talking about the _initial_ accessibility, I'm talking about the
> state of the art of <object> and <img>, vs the state of the art of
> <canvas>. The <object> and <img> elements have a worse accessibility story
> (essentially just fallback for <object>, and only text fallback with an
> off-page link for <img>) than <canvas> (which has the same full-DOM
> fallback as <object> and the off-page link features of ARIA, as well as an
> API for handling focus and magnification for ATs).
> --
> Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
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with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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