[Accessibility] Deprecation of role for edit bar

Willie Walker William.Walker at Sun.COM
Tue Dec 9 08:34:07 PST 2008

Orca currently uses ROLE_EDITBAR in the gcalctool script.  So, I think 
you'd need to consider marking this as deprecated rather than just 
eliminating it.


Pete Brunet wrote:
> In the spirit of simplification we've been asked to consider removing 
> the edit bar role which is a text area in a tool bar.  If for some 
> reason an AT needed to know the text area is in a tool bar the parent 
> could be queried.  Are there any objections for this change in IA2 and ATK?
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