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Re: ARIA at www.vons.com ?


From: Randi
Date: Jul 31, 2009 11:10AM

I found the original thread about this issue. Thought I'd bring it to
top again, since now I know it doesn't work with Jaws either. I am
going to call the corporate people, but I doubt that will get

What can we do about this? Isn't there a law or something? ;)

I'm fired up...we've gotta do something.


On 5/7/09, Steven Faulkner < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> hi patrick, there is some ARIA code in there, it appears to be
> included because they are using some Yahoo UI components, which
> include ARIA, but it does not appear to be intentional as it includes
> the text "Shows a Modal Dialog built using SimpleDialog using the ARIA
> role of alertdialog"
> I tried it with JAWS 10 and IE8/firefox3 did not pick up the ARIA.
> so unfortunately vons continues to be "an accessibility disaster area"
> --
> with regards
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG Europe
> Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
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