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Re: Headings in comments

From: Srinivasu Chakravarthula <lists@srinivasu.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:46:47 +0530
Message-ID: <CAFHrfbzT8WE1CoQfd48Hqrhtbkjsw=cQ-kOhjRs0zEnRL2Xw5g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Sean Murphy (seanmmur)" <seanmmur@cisco.com>
Cc: Mike Gifford <mike@openconcept.ca>, Tobias Bengfort <tobias.bengfort@posteo.de>, w3c WAI List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hey Sean,
Shouldn't there be a single solution that works for all?

Thanks,
-Vasu

Regards,

Srinivasu Chakravarthula - Twitter: http://twitter.com/CSrinivasu/
Website: http://www.srinivasu.org | http://serveominclusion.com

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Lead Accessibility Consultant, Informatica


On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 7:20 AM, Sean Murphy (seanmmur) <seanmmur@cisco.com>
wrote:

> Is this for visual layout so people can see where the comments and their
> relationship or for screen reader users? If the latter, I would propose
> regions and call it comments. Using a div with the correct ARIA attribute
> would work.
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> *Subject:* Re: Headings in comments
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> I think we’ve got this settled in Drupal 8.
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> By default headings are enabled in comments (H2-H6).
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> We discussed this and would like to see the ability to position the top
> header under whatever header that comment will be positioned in, but at
> this stage there isn’t a sweet universal way to do this. Maybe in HTML 6.
>
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> YouTube & Disqus are not good examples of accessibility.
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> If someone is writing a detailed comment, they should be able to break it
> down into sections that allow for greater readability/navigation.
>
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> If you’re restricting the length of the comments to say 250 characters
> then you might as well eliminate the headings. If you don’t restrict the
> length of the comments you should restrict the structure.
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> Mike
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> On Nov 29, 2017, at 7:40 PM, Tobias Bengfort <tobias.bengfort@posteo.de>
> wrote:
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> Hi,
>
> I was wondering about the best practices for headings in comments.
>
> I looked at the comments on youtube and disqus and found that neither
> have headings. It would also be hard to tell which part of a comment
> qualifies as a useful title.
>
> Do you think that each comment should have its own heading to allow easy
> navigation? Or should headings in comments be omitted in order not to
> clutter the document outline?
>
> tobias
>
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