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Re: Progressbars and Aria-busy


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Sep 19, 2019 5:10PM

On 19/09/2019 20:38, Brian Lovely via WebAIM-Forum wrote:

> Does anyone know if aria-busy is even necessary if the "busy" area is part
> of a page right after a hard refresh and the content is simply unavailable
> for a second or two?

I'd argue that no, if you know for SURE that the delay before the
content loads is going to be very short, it's not necessary. If,
however, it's more of a long-running operation (typically with dynamic
content being fetched), then yes it's necessary to convey

I made some rather crude demo aeons ago ... not even sure how well
supported it is nowadays. In this case, making the actual control/button
"busy" while (in this hypothetical example) something is being fetched
in the background.


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