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Re: Automatied testing options for 2.1.4 Character key Shortcuts and 2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2019 11:25:46 +0000
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <9bdf823b-d121-28fe-9098-5fffb2df182a@splintered.co.uk>
On 17/01/2019 13:31, Detlev Fischer wrote:
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> SC 2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation
> 
> A possibly automated check would look for functions on a page that 
> trigger actions on "down events" (mousedown, touchdown 

Also include pointerdown event.

But yes, lacking the ability to programmatically query "which event 
listeners are registered on this page/element", the only solution at the 
moment would be to scour any referenced JS files or <script> elements, 
and take the presence of any of those strings as a flag for manual checking.

P
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