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RE: Landmark technique ready for survey

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:43:30 -0400
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To: "'Sailesh Panchang'" <spanchang02@yahoo.com>
CC: "'Loretta Guarino Reid'" <lorettaguarino@google.com>, "'WCAG WG'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
PS I removed the word "navigation" from the label, and changed "main" to
"primary" to avoid conflict with the "main landmark"
http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Using_ARIA_landmarks_to_identify_regions_of_a_
page#Example_3



Hi Sailesh

I put up a test. Yes, it does double speak in VoiceOver and JAWS... NVDA
doesn't soeak the label for some reason in IE or FF, latest versions.

Looking at how it is reported to the accessibility API there is redundancy
also... so yes let's remove it...

I have some concern that there may be some confusion using some AT without
the word "navigation" in the label, but we can't worry too much about bad
support ... it sounds ok in JAWS and Safari. I will propose to remove the
"navigation" word from the label.

Thanks,
David MacDonald

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-----Original Message-----
From: Sailesh Panchang [mailto:spanchang02@yahoo.com] 
Sent: September 15, 2013 5:12 PM
To: David MacDonald
Cc: 'Loretta Guarino Reid'; 'WCAG WG'; kirsten@can-adapt.com
Subject: RE: Landmark technique ready for survey

David,
1. In example with aria-label, the aria-label should be set to only "main"
or "secondary" because AT  identifies the role as navigation. Else it reads
to double speak.
2. "identical roles should be disambiguated"
Change to " identical roles should be distinctly identified" (or uniquely or
clearly)
Reason: Perhaps to make it more understandable 

Thanks 

Sailesh

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On Sat, 8/17/13, Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com> wrote:

 Subject: RE: Landmark technique ready for survey
 To: "David MacDonald" <david100@sympatico.ca>
 Cc: "'Loretta Guarino Reid'" <lorettaguarino@google.com>, "'WCAG WG'"
<w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, kirsten@can-adapt.com
 Date: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 11:27 PM
 
 David,
 In the User agent notes: need to correct  NVDA's  ability to access
application role?
 Sailesh
 
 
Received on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 16:44:08 UTC

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