On 2010-02-18, at 1:52 PM, Colin Clark wrote:
> This makes perfect sense. Thanks for the clarification, Everett.* I haven't tested this thoroughly. From my experience it appears that.
> Okay, so at risk of making you repeat yourself again, can you
NVDA almost always respects role=application
* Again this is something that needs further research. I will quote
> Assuming this is the case, it opens up an interesting issue that
Steve Faulkner "The role of application does something quite specific,
it tells the AT to switch modes (if the AT uses them)" (http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/?p=106#comment-6492
So, although I believe that the ARIA 1.0 spec suggests that
application be used only once on a document, and ATs may not like to
see application more than once in the DOM (I have not tested), it is
clear that either; 1. there needs to be a rol=widget as a mini
application within a document or 2. application should be supported
multiple times in one document.
The obvious use-case for this is a page with textual content (like
> On 2010-02-18, at 1:44 PM, E.J. Zufelt wrote:
>> JAWS: This is due to being able to navigate the DOM using the
>> VoiceOver: This is due to being able to navigate the DOM through
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