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Re: The importance of landmarks to screen readers?


From: Peter Weil
Date: Mar 31, 2021 8:45AM

There's also a really good ongoing discussion about this entire issue, with links to related discussions:


It sounds as though they're moving towards restricting mapping <aside> to complementary under certain circumstances (among other things), so that it's not always a landmark. And also allowing <aside> as a landmark within <main>. But the specs, the best practices, the guidelines, the examples, etc., all need to be brought into alignment.


On 3/30/21, 10:23 AM, "WebAIM-Forum" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

The best place to get an official decision from the Accessibility Guidelines working group on a situation that is not already documented in materials is to log a github issue at: https://github.com/w3c/wcag/issues

This isn't a legal source but it's the best place we have now on what the group that created WCAG has come to consensus on.