Accessibility Minutes 2015 04 24

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Contents

Present

  • Jon Gunderson (University of Illinois) - Chair
  • Nicholas Hoyt (University of Illinois) - Scribe
  • Ann Abbot (IBM)

Discussion continued from last week's meeting

Jon: https://github.com/paypal/skipto

Jon: http://disability.illinois.edu/

Agenda

1. Use of GitHub for bug and feature tracking

https://github.com/opena11y/oaa-rules

2. Update on rules and messaging related to supporting HTML5 Section elements and default landmark role rules

3. Update on rule for error prevention for legal and financial transactions

4. Document linearization rule (manual check)

5. Do we have all the rules we need for version 1.0?

Agenda item 1: 1. Use of GitHub for bug and feature tracking

Jon: enhancements and defects can be entered there

Agenda item 2. Update on rules and messaging related to supporting HTML5 Section elements and default landmark role rules

Jon: talked to Steve Falkner, discussion on HTML5 sectioning elements

Jon: Steve says there's enough support to make them landmarks

Jon: modifying rules to support HTML5 sectioning elements as alternative to ARIA landmarks

Jon: If need to support IE8, must use ARIA landmarks and not use both

Jon: still working on changes to messaging

Jon: general editing of rules also

Agenda item 3. Update on rule for error prevention for legal and financial transactions

Jon: has not had time to update that rule

Agenda item 4. Document linearization rule (manual check)

Jon: change to include general doc reading order rule.

Nick agrees

Ann: would become page level rule from element level rule

Jon agrees

Agenda item 5. Do we have all the rules we need for version 1.0?

Ann: as long as we have rules for all WCAG requirements, should be ok

Jon: http://fae20.cita.illinois.edu/rules/sc/

Jon: link shows rules for WCAG success criteria

Jon: http://fae20-dev.cita.illinois.edu/rules/sc/

Jon: http://fae20-dev.cita.illinois.edu/rule/sc/VIDEO_4/

Jon: http://fae20-dev.cita.illinois.edu/rule/sc/VIDEO_7/

Jon: 128 rules currently

Jon: correction: 123 rules for HTML5 and ARIA

Jon: need to move fwd with testing and polishing

Jon: can collect future rules, for example links to nonHTML documents

Jon: another may be to check for role="<role>" and not aria-<whatever>

Nick: looks like nav landmark may have an issue with HTML5 nav element

Jon: may have a bug in reworked rules for HTML5 nav elements

Jon: may be a browser issue

Jon: http://www.w3.org/TR/html51/semantics.html#the-form-element

Call ended at 2:56pm Central

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