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Re: Need help with comment #10 (was Re: disposition of BAD comments)

From: Eric Eggert <w3c@yatil.de>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 12:05:25 +0100
Message-ID: <CAN0=ErLwaG7gEmQonkj20oRrUXEJ3uHnrv83TJ5ic_SUW28=Jg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Cc: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, EO Editors <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>, BAD TF <public-wai-eo-badtf@w3.org>
Hi Shadi,

>> Comment #10: (3) list items not exposed properly in Firefox [5]
>> Resolution: pending - looking into it
>> Rationale: cannot replicate the issue on my setup
>> [5] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2011OctDec/0105>
> I'm not able to replicate this issue or find online resources about this
> apparent bug. It could be because the list structure contains <div>, <span>,
> and plain text nodes rather than only <li> elements.
> Does anyone have more information about this issue?

This is a behavior that Firefox shows when the <li> has no visible
bullet points. As I checked back with Marco Zehe of Mozilla it is a
desired behavior, as they claim that it isnít a list if there are no
bullets. I donít think thatís a particularly good decision and I
wonder if it is against UAAG, being not familiar with that spec my

There is nothing we can do at this point, besides hacking in
single-pixel-gifs as bullet points, but I think that would break other


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