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Re: when is a list not a list?


From: Niranjan Vala
Date: Feb 26, 2022 10:24AM

Hi Glen, Niranjan. You are right. A T might be responsible for this kind of
behaviour and I guess this is for good reasons. It's actually a very good
idea to make our brain philosophical and detective so we can learn and
understand a problem better. So after all discussions above, We can say in
a nutshell that sometimes even if all required semantics are exposed to the
A T, It is up-to the A T to present that information to the user. So in my
opinion this might be for good reasons and not a bug or unexpected
behaviour or something like that. What do you think about this?

On Sat, 26 Feb 2022 at 21:53, Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> 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)
> P
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Niranjan G Vala