[Accessibility-ia2] Fw: Re: IA2 Role Landmark
clown at alum.mit.edu
Mon Feb 22 18:50:27 UTC 2016
FYI, Rich's post to the IA2 list was scrubbed and a link provided to the
original HTML attachment; however, it's not easy to read that way (see:
I'm hoping this reply will replay the email thread on the IA2 list in a
way that does not involve an attachment.
On 2016-02-22 12:42 PM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
> Hi James,
> The ARIA working group would like to add an IA2_ROLE_LANDMARK to IA2
> to align with ATK/ATSPI and to accommodate the changes to ARIA 1.1
> which would make a region a landmark. This would be used in accordance
> with xml-roles which would provide the actual landmark role.
> Alex is ok with this as long as you are. Do you support adding this
> role to IA2?
> Rich Schwerdtfeger
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> Cc: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown at alum.mit.edu>, IA2 List
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> Subject: Re: [Accessibility-ia2] IA2 Role Landmark
> Date: Sun, Feb 21, 2016 9:10 AM
> +1 on adding IA2_LANDMARK_ROLE
> From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <richschwer at gmail.com
> <mailto:richschwer at gmail.com>>
> Date: Friday, February 19, 2016 at 5:37 PM
> To: Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander at gmail.com
> <mailto:surkov.alexander at gmail.com>>
> Cc: IA2 List <Accessibility-ia2 at lists.linux-foundation.org
> <mailto:Accessibility-ia2 at lists.linux-foundation.org>>, ARIA
> Working Group <public-aria at w3.org <mailto:public-aria at w3.org>>,
> Joseph Scheuhammer <clown at alum.mit.edu <mailto:clown at alum.mit.edu>>
> Subject: IA2 Role Landmark
> Resent-From: <public-aria at w3.org <mailto:public-aria at w3.org>>
> Resent-Date: Friday, February 19, 2016 at 5:37 PM
> Hi Alex,
> I am following up on this earlier discussion regarding needing an
> A fundamental change from ARIA 1.0 is we now have the role
> “region” as a descendant of a role of landmark:
> So, this is the revised set of landmarks:
> The reason for this is developers have been using labelledy
> regions as landmarks and in HTML5 we now have a section landmark
> which will default to a role of “region” if it has a label on it.
> Given this change we would like this a new IA2_ROLE_LANDMARK that
> matches the landmark role we now have in ATK/ATSPI. The xml-roles
> attribute would take the value of the actual role as we know.
> Is there any objection to introducing this new role in IA2?
> We are trying to lock down ARIA 1.1 and this is one of the issues
> we need to address.
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