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Re: spry widgets and accessibility?


From: Carin Headrick
Date: Jul 31, 2012 4:28AM

Alrighty. Well that makes the question semi easier to answer. I wonder
what would be a good alternative.

On 7/30/2012 10:38 AM, Scott González wrote:
> 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
>> >> >> >>
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