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Re: spry widgets and accessibility?

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From: Scott González
Date: Jul 30, 2012 8:38AM


Is Spry even active? As far as I know, there hasn't been any mention of
work on Spry since 2 years ago, and I don't think there was any ARIA
support in it back then. Adobe is invested in jQuery now, so I wouldn't be
surprised if they've actually abandoned Spry and just haven't announced it.


On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 5:38 AM, Carin Headrick < <EMAIL REMOVED> >wrote:

> Hi. I was asked by someone whether spry widgets were accessible by
> screen reader and/or keyboard. Through playing with
> http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/spry/widgets/widgets.html I have to
> say personally I had mixed results. Some of them worked like a dream,
> some of them were wonky. Some of them I couldn't tell if any change
> occurred.
>
> So how can I tell them conclusively what works and what doesn't? The
> keyboard stuff looks pretty straightforward. It's the screen reader part
> that has the potential to fall over. And...is it possible to some how
> integrate ARIA in there to make things better? Or do they not get along?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Carin
> > > >