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Re: Role attribute


From: Jon Gunderson
Date: Oct 8, 2009 6:35AM

It is part of the new Accessible Rich Internet Accessibility Specification of the W3C:



---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2009 08:31:05 -0400
>From: Geof Collis < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>Subject: [WebAIM] Role attribute
>Hi All
>Does anyone have any documentation on the "role" attribute? I've just
>stepped out of the screen reader wilderness after 7 years, (JAWS4.5
>and 6.0) into the present(JAWS 10.0) and for the first time I heard
>the words "landmark " and I'm not sure why I need to hear this, as
>if my ears aren't already bombarded by enough useless chatter I dont
>need to hear, so any info on what it's use is would be appreciated.
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