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Re: when is a list not a list?


From: Aditya
Date: Feb 26, 2022 10:10AM

I have one other theory… may be the Accessibility tree that we see in inspector might not be the accessibility tree that AT perceives?

Like chrome has the actual raw accessibility tree that we can see apart from the inspect.

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> On Feb 26, 2022, at 10:23 AM, Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> On 26/02/2022 15:10, glen walker wrote:
>> I guess I was in a philosophical mood and was questioning why something
>> that was coded according to normative spec and that appears to create a
>> correct AOM doesn't work. Not sure why I picked on this particular case.
>> There are lots of examples of correct (normative) code that are not
>> announced properly by AT.
> Because of the usual bane of AT heuristics (i.e. if the AT determined that no, despite the aria-label there that list item has no content at all, and as a result the entire list is empty as far as the AT is concerned, there's no point now announcing "list with zero items" but just silently skipping it altogether)
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