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Re: SC 2.1.2: Leave, but to where?


From: wolfgang.berndorfer@zweiterblick.at
Date: Nov 30, 2020 12:45PM

Thank you Patrick for your interpretation of 2.1.2.

And, I know it's a new subject, but it was very helpful for me too:
A very clarifying discussion for me on github. So, let us hope, the
aria-best-practice-example for navigation menus is not used any more for
navigations. It simply makes a lot of effort for technical realization and
causes problems and confusion to AT users. [Just saw that Birkir has nearly
the same formulation]

-----Original Message-----
From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > On Behalf Of
Patrick H. Lauke
Sent: Sunday, November 29, 2020 11:17 PM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] SC 2.1.2: Leave, but to where?

On 29/11/2020 19:08, <EMAIL REMOVED> wrote:
> Is this a violation of SC 2.1.2?

Strictly, no, as there *is* a way to leave the component you were in.

As noted, this is likely the difference between being in browser vs forms
mode. That's not something authors have control over directly.

> As a SR user I don't like menus for navigations at all, but this is
because > I never found an example causing no problems.

And arguably ARIA-style menus should not be used for regular navigation, but
for application-like menus. But that's been a long ongoing discussion even
among WCAG/ARIA folks...


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