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Re: What's everyone's view on backwards-support, etc for ARIA

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:43:21 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkH0HLWOCzz5OSQz=dijeR3HdUk3r3N6Yz_yqD3WD2Reg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mitchell Evan <mtchllvn@gmail.com>
Cc: Oscar Cao <oscar.cao@live.com>, Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
On 27 February 2015 at 10:28, Mitchell Evan <mtchllvn@gmail.com> wrote:

> This made me curious, so I tested with NVDA 2015.1 and Internet Explorer
> 11. I found that this combo supports role="navigation" but does not support
> <nav>.
>
> http://evanmedia.com/accessibility/testpage/nav.html
>

Its not that NVDA does not support the <nav> element it's that IE does not
support the <nav> element and NVDA does not hack around IE's lack of
support.

Have a look at http://www.html5accessibility.com/ for current support and
links to bugs.

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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
Received on Friday, 27 February 2015 10:44:29 UTC

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