Re: Experimental: ARIA enabled pages:

Hi TV,

That's great that Google is adding ARIA support! 

Are you guys doing any screen reader based QA with FF3 and Google apps 
(Reader and Notebook)?


T.V Raman wrote:
> I sent this to Aaron and the Mozilla dev list earlier this
> afternoon (where it's awaiting moderator approval).
> here it is in the meantime --- 
> this was probably the correct list to start with anyway.
> Hi Aaron,
> As I had mentioned to you privately, we've been adding ARIA
> support to some of our UI libraries from the ground-up. It's far from being
> complete, but the way things work around here, code gets
> progressively pushed out. One consequence of this is that if you
> go to the following:
> (Google Reader)
> (Google Notebook)
> you'll see that at least some of the AJAX widgets have ARIA
> properties. The reason I call this experimental is that we're
> making no claims about how these apps work end-to-end with
> screenreaders --- which is why I do not consider this ready for
> end-users.
> However, it's definitely of interest to Firefox and AT developers
> working on ARIA. We welcome the following forms of feedback:
> A) Bits of our ARIA support that work or could be made better.
> B) What users find working for them.
> In the spirit of "Release early, Release often", I hope this
> helps the Firefox community exercise its ARIA support--
> --Raman
> --
> Best Regards,
> --raman
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Received on Friday, 7 September 2007 14:43:43 UTC