Re: [aapi] live roles


If someone is using table markup to format the the out put of an IRC chat, then the user would miss the information.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2009 21:42:05 -0500
>From: David Bolter <>  
>Subject: [aapi] live roles  
>To: "" <>
>There are some 'live' roles like "log" and "marquee". The Mozilla team
>is considering these aria roles with respect to platform accessibility
>API mapping.  One strategy is to not let these particular aria roles
>override the native markup mapping. So something like
><table role="log">
>would continue to map to whatever role the native/host language element
>regularly mapped to (e.g. ROLE_TABLE).
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D.
Coordinator Information Technology Accessibility
Disability Resources and Educational Services

Rehabilitation Education Center
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Received on Wednesday, 4 March 2009 16:54:32 UTC