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Re: Proposal to retain dialog in HTML5.2

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:39:53 +0000
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To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, tink@tink.uk
I support its inclusion... dialogue boxes are one of the great hurdles to
accessible interfaces...

On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 5:11 AM Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk> wrote:

> Everyone,
>
> On the HTML call today we discussed keeping the dialog element in
> HTML5.2 [1]. It was removed from HTML5.1, and marked "at risk" again in
> HTML5.2 [2].
>
> It's implemented in Chrome and in Firefox behind the flag, and our
> understanding is that Mozilla has worked on the Firefox implementation
> since HTML5.1 was released in 2016. On this basis the HTML editors feel
> it meets the exit criteria for HTML [3], and so should remain in the
> HTML5.2 specification.
>
> If anyone disagrees with this on technical grounds, please let us know
> ASAP. We're hoping to exit CR within the next couple of weeks. Thanks.
>
> Léonie.
> [1] https://www.w3.org/2017/09/05-html-minutes.html
> [2] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/969
> [3] http://w3c.github.io/test-results/html52/exit-criteria.html
>
>
>
> --
> @LeonieWatson @tink@toot.cafe tink.uk Carpe diem
>
> --

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