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Re: Fixed the Facebook Chat Bookmarklet


From: Bryan Garaventa
Date: Jan 13, 2012 11:21AM

Absolutely. Functionally all of the demos should work normally on the Mac
for non-Voiceover users without any problems. Please let me know if this
isn't the case.

From what I can tell about Voiceover usage, such as

The consensus appears to be that ARIA support using Voiceover has much
improved, but still isn't great. The good news being, that well structured
coding will only sound better in the future as such technologies improve,
without actually requiring any code changes directly.

This is my goal for WhatSock, to provide code structures that automate
accessibility, so that accessibility retrofitting will never be necessary in
the future.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ryan Hemphill" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, January 13, 2012 9:42 AM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Fixed the Facebook Chat Bookmarklet

> Have you looked into a11y for WhatSock on VoiceOver? If so, any
> interesting discoveries? I have been researching it myself for RIA but
> have
> found very little. I noticed that the WhatSock demos don't work currently
> on Macs.
> On Jan 13, 2012 12:07 AM, "Bryan Garaventa" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> wrote:
>> If anyone tried to use this and saw that it didn't work, I'm sorry about
>> that. I just discovered a typo in the JS file url. It's fixed now, and
>> the
>> bookmarklet is still available at the bottom of the page at
>> http://whatsock.com/modules/accessible_chat_dialog_module/demo.htm
>> All the best,
>> Bryan