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Re: Landmark technique ready for survey

From: james nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:45:17 -0700
Message-ID: <5238871D.4080006@oracle.com>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Thanks David.

Regards,
James

On 9/17/2013 9:43 AM, David MacDonald wrote:
> 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
>
> --------------------------------------------
> 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
>   
>   
>
>
>
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