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

From: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@levelaccess.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2019 15:27:07 +0000
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
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> 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.

Or do some monkey testing sending keystrokes to the page and different focused controls.

Jonathan

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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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