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Re: Event Listeners Accessibility Question

From: Gijs Veyfeyken <gijs@anysurfer.be>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2015 22:27:21 +0100
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <A7BFC228-D58B-4AB0-896F-E031BF2FF690@anysurfer.be>
To: Jim <jhomme1028@gmail.com>
This might help?

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> Op 16 dec. 2015 om 20:39 heeft Jim <jhomme1028@gmail.com> het volgende geschreven:
> Hi,
> I'm looking at a situation in which there is an event listener on the
> body of an HTML document, that allows the user to click anywhere
> outside a document section and close it. That event is causing screen
> readers to report clickable all over the document. I have taken the
> position that wherever clickable is reported, that the element fails
> for 2.1.1. That doesn't seem reasonable to me, though, because that
> may cause items to repport that they are clickable, when they are not
> actually controls. How should this kind of thing be reported on from a
> testing viewpoint, and how should the developer fix this?
> Thanks.
> Jim
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