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RE: order of events

From: Adam Cooper <cooperad@bigpond.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2016 20:17:15 +1100
To: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "'Sean Murphy \(seanmmur\)'" <seanmmur@cisco.com>, "'WAI Interest Group'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001501d25133$de94a070$9bbde150$@bigpond.com>
Thanks Charles – much appreciated. Making simple things accessible cross-user agent  is all that much harder when key pieces of the jigsaw are obscured from view  … … 





From: chaals@yandex-team.ru [mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 9:22 PM
To: Sean Murphy (seanmmur); Adam Cooper; 'WAI Interest Group'
Subject: Re: order of events


But the likely answer to your root question - is this defined somewhere - might well be "No :(".


It's a job the Web Platform group could well be tasked to take on - and indeed there are bits of work trying to sort some of that out, e.g. within the work on editing.


I'll ping a couple of people who might know this more closely than me and see what I can find out.




06.12.2016, 01:56, "Sean Murphy (seanmmur)" <seanmmur@cisco.com>:



There is a tool by TPG called Aviewer which might help with your query.


Sean Murphy

Accessibility Software engineer 


Tel: +61 2 8446 7751       Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Forum 201 Pacific Highway






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From: Adam Cooper [mailto:cooperad@bigpond.com]
Sent: Monday, 5 December 2016 8:25 PM
To: 'WAI Interest Group' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Subject: order of events


Hi everyone,


I’m trying to make the firing of a simple HTML success message reliable cross browser/cross screen reader using toastr.js.


It’s in the context of a really lumpy CRM product in which script execution/network performance/event timings/redundant post requests are influential on whether screen readers announce the insertion of a text node within a <div> with aria-live=’assertive’ and role=’alert’.


Is there anything out there that specifies what order these ‘event’s fire in or defines a contract between DOM + accessibility API + screen reader etc.? Thus far, I have 3 different behaviours across 5 versions of a popular screen reader  …


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