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Re: HTML5 design philosophy disconnect

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 14:53:13 -0700
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Cc: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>

On Jan 6, 2012, at 7:17 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> I would be surprised if the accessibility API mappings are considered
> relevant test cases for HTML5 as these are for the most part not
> specified in HTML5.

I've seen some evidence of accessibility mapping being used in WebKit test cases. In many cases, though, the mappings are only exposed internally, and so neither the scripting environment nor the OS are exposed to them.

The consequence is that mappings are about half-way there.

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