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Re: [HTML-AAM] lang attributes exposed via acc APIs

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2015 11:18:37 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VmZJExgd3wT-6KOU5Hg1GQSW1N8nacJ0rCC7fY52kTUWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, "W3C WAI Protocols & Formats" <public-pfwg@w3.org>
Filed a bug on IE
https://connect.microsoft.com/IE/feedbackdetail/view/1304677/html-lang-attribute-exposed-in-acc-layer


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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>

On 4 May 2015 at 17:53, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have been looking at how the HTML lang attribute is exposed in acc APIs
>
> in IA2/APK it is exposed by the 'language' text-attribute object
> in OSX AX it is exposed via the AXLanguage property
>
> So Firefox on windows/linux does expose
> Safari on OSX does (and presumably iOS)
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> IE/Edge does not
> Chrome does not
>
> the implementation details for chrome are clear, but not for IE/Edge
>
> Does UIA expose the lang attribute?
>
> note:
> I have filed a bug on chrome/OSX as it doesn't expose lang currently
> https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=484228
>
> It does not expose on windows either, but have learned that implementation
> of Ia2 text attributes in chrome is going to happen
>
> https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/forum/#!topic/chromium-accessibility/YTlaYKzaiXc
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> Regards
>
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
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