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Re: At least one HTML5 problem...

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From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Aug 26, 2011 12:57PM


hi Donald,

this behaviour also occurs with earlier versions of JAWS.
It was fixed in JAWS 12, but sounds like some change in Firefox 6 has caused
it to resurface.

Note: it has something to do with the string "head" in the <header> element
name.

regards
Stevef

On 26 August 2011 19:50, Donald Evans < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Given the following code, when I use Firefox 6 and JAWS 12 it will not read
> the link text between the <header> tags.
> If I change the <header> to a <div> it works fine.
> It also works with Firefox 5 and JAWS 12.
> Can anyone confirm this? Or is JAWS just being difficult today?
>
>
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> <html>
> <head>
> <title>Title of the document</title>
> </head>
>
> <body>
>
> <header id="doc4" class="yui-t0" >
> <div id="hd" role="banner">
> <div id="skip">
> <a id="skip-main" class="visuallyhidden focusable"
> href="#content-main">Skip
> to main content</a>
> <a id="skip-steps" class="visuallyhidden focusable" href="#resources">Skip
> to supporting information</a>
> <a id="skip-foot" class="visuallyhidden focusable" href="#ft">Skip to
> footer
> and contact information</a>
> </div>
> </div>
> </header>
> </body>
> </html>
> --
> Donald F. Evans,
> Making Websites Accessible
> Senior Accessibility Architect
> Deque Systems
> Email: <EMAIL REMOVED>
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>
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