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[Fwd: Re: UAAG 1.0 and Rich Internet Applications]

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 14:19:18 -0500
Message-ID: <45ABD3B6.8090508@utoronto.ca>
To: WAI-UA list <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>

Thanks Cathy,

Here's the update:

Original full doc: http://www.tsbvi.edu/technology/uawg/issues-jan11.htm)


1.3 Provide text messages (P1)
2.1 Render content according to specification (P1)
- Accessible notification of user about changes in content when specific
content is refreshed without a total page refresh (Reference WAI-ARIA)

2.4 Allow time-independent interaction (P1)
3.5 Toggle automatic content retrieval (P1)
- AJAX refresh out of UA control

3.1 Toggle background images (P1)
- what happens if background images used in AJAX widgets and images are
turned off?

3.2 Toggle audio, video, animated images (P1)
3.3 Toggle animated or blinking text (P1)
- AJAX can be used to create animations [JR added]

6.1 Programmatic access to HTML/XML
6.2 DOM Access to HTML/XML
6.4 Programmatic access to information about rendered content
6.6 Programmatic notification of changes
- Updates needed based on DOM access versus accessibility APIs and how
that all works for both HTML pages as well as AJAX/ARIA Web apps in both
Firefox and IE.

8.1 Implement accessibility features (P1)
TABINDEX and ACCESSKEY as currently implemented are confusing to end
users. Although TABINDEX=-1 and ACCESSKEY are used extensively in AJAX
and new web applications. How to resolve? [JR: not sure what this refers to]

9.1 Provide content focus (P1)
- need to update the definitions of "enable elements" and "interactive
elements" to provide for components used in DHTML/AJAX. Definition
change may impact the scope of other checkpoints.

9.2 Provide user interface focus (P1)
- Related to Compound Documents and DHTML/AJAX. Focus management between
base UA and nested/child UA (Object, flash, mathml, svg).


7.3 Respect operating environment conventions (P2)
- There are some issues between AJAX widgets/controls and High contrast
mode and alternate keyboard interfaces (sticky keys)

9.5 No events on focus change (P2)
- often events on AJAX controls important

11.2 Current author input configuration (P2)
11.3 Allow override of bindings (P2)
- How should UA expose author specified keybindings that occur in AJAX
which are not exposed in the DOM or to accessibility APIs. [should this
be a WCAG requirement?]
- if can't see AJAX bindings how can they be over-ridden?





Jan Richards, M.Sc.
User Interface Design Specialist
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC)
Faculty of Information Studies
University of Toronto

   Email: jan.richards@utoronto.ca
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