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Re: WCAG criterion failed when content can be read screen reader, when it shouldn't be?

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From: Robert Fentress
Date: Dec 18, 2015 8:29AM


I tend to agree. I guess 4.1.2 would fail, since the aria-hidden property
is not set properly, but it seems like a bit of a stretch, for some reason.

On Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 8:40 AM, Bourne, Sarah (ITD) <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 4.1.2 seems more likely to me. But I would consider this a failure of a
> functional requirement: some users are being shown content that is supposed
> to be hidden. You happened to notice it because a screen reader was
> picking it up, but there may other situations where this flaw is evident as
> well.
>
> sb
> Sarah E. Bourne
> Director of IT Accessibility, MassIT
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> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Thursday, December 17, 2015 12:01 PM
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> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] WCAG criterion failed when content can be read
> screen reader, when it shouldn't be?
>
> I am confused, 1.3.2 or 4.1.2? Both of them seems convincing to me though
> I am leaning towards 1.3.2 Meaningful sequence.
>
> Thanks & Regards
> Rakesh
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 8:54 PM, Birkir R. Gunnarsson <
> <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> > 4.1.2 (name, role, value, and technically state also) If it should be
> > hidden to all users, it should to be hidden to a screen reader user as
> > well.
> >
> >
> >
> > On 12/17/15, Robert Fentress < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > > Can anybody tell me what WCAG criterion would be failed if there was
> > > content that was readable to a screen reader that shouldn't be, for
> > > instance, if one dismisses a modal dialog, but it is still readable
> > > by
> > the
> > > screen reader at the end of the page? Thanks.
> > >
> > > Best,
> > > Rob
> > >
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