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Re: [css-flexbox] Accessibility of Order

From: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:08:00 +0000
Message-ID: <CAAFGRecKLYHxPC528OyYbW59jD+d+nnTpKWSUZ97fuL=uVTcrQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bo J Campbell <bcampbell@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 19 January 2015 at 21:10, Bo J Campbell <bcampbell@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> Flexbox is an extremely valuable, powerful tool but is currently very
> restricted in use because the tab order easily breaks WCAG Meaningful
> Sequence rules, causing their apps to be inaccessible.

is it genuinely the case that these apps are "inaccessible'? This
feels overstated to me. If, for example, I have

<main>blah blah</main>
<nav>doo wah diddy diddy dum diddy doo</nav>

and use Flexbox order to put the nav visually before the main content,
is that *inaccessible*?

bruce
Received on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 10:08:28 UTC

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