[Accessibility] Objects contained in documents and tables

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at novell.com
Wed Jan 23 01:24:13 PST 2008

Hi Mick,

On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 23:19 +1100, Michael Curran wrote:
> However, accessibility APIs don't really have a particular protocol for 
> communicating with documents.

	I'm gagging for a Document API such as you outline, in order to avoid
(once and for all) having to expose the entire (potentially infinite)
DOM to the AT, and allow far more effective & accurate client-side
caching of the entire accessible tree :-)

> As I am only representing myself here, I am not sure about what other 
> ATs' needs really are, or whether these issues even effect them. 
> However, I at least think it would be healthy to review all this stuff 
> together, and share tips and ideas, and see if we can make things easier 
> for ATs and app developers, on more than just one specific platform.

	Yep; particularly infrastructurally this sounds extremely interesting
to me.



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