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New A11Y Bug Snapshot as of August 28, 2010


  • 20 Total NEW a11y bugs exist on August 28, 2010.
  • The oldest NEW a11y bug was opened 140.64 days ago on April 9, 2010.
  • The newest NEW a11y bug was opened 0.40 days ago on August 27, 2010.
  • The average age of a NEW a11y bug is 70.52 days.


New Bug Details
Bug id Open Date Number of Days Open as of August 28, 2010 Reporter Component Short Description Number Count
9452 4/9/10 8:39 140.64 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Handling of additional tracks of a multitrack audio/video resource 1
9471 4/9/10 22:11 140.08 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Introduce declarative markup to associate timed text resources with media elements 2
9473 5/20/10 9:10 99.62 other Hixie drafts (editor: Ian Hickson) There is not a clear difference between "subtitles" and "captions". These are mostly used to describe "closed captions" (binary transmissions in TV broadcasts) vs "subtitles" (text files), as far as I know. 3
9474 5/20/10 9:13 99.62 other Hixie drafts (editor: Ian Hickson) "consecutive lines displayed below each other" - since subtitles tend to be rendered at the bottom, it's actually better for new subtitles to be rendered higher up. Of course, the individual lines of each subtitle still extend downwards, but it's still po 4
9775 5/20/10 9:17 99.61 other Hixie drafts (editor: Ian Hickson) "positioned to a multiple of the line dimensions of the first line of the cue" - enforcing the same line height for every line ihurts text rendering appearance for no apparent reason. This is especially true if text styling is supported (bold text is larg 5
9817 5/27/10 18:01 92.25 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Details element Focus problem 6
9876 6/8/10 9:30 80.60 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Clarify that a figure can be any content with a caption 7
10066 7/2/10 13:58 56.42 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) replace section 3.2.6 with the alternative spec text provided 8
10077 7/4/10 17:59 54.25 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) The <embed> should support an alt attribute. While the embedded content should provide for compressibility of the embedded object, the developer doesn't always have control over those content, some embeddable formats are inherently less accessible, and th 9
10168 7/14/10 18:01 44.25 alt techniques (editor: Steven Faulkner) Please consider adding a section on role="presentation" 10
10248 7/28/10 15:41 30.35 HTML Canvas 2D Context (editor: Ian Hickson) Canvas requires a Caret Drawing call method 11
10249 7/28/10 17:03 30.29 HTML Canvas 2D Context (editor: Ian Hickson) Canvas requires a content selection method 12
10450 8/26/10 10:26 1.57 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Allow lists to be used as menus or tab sets 13
10451 8/26/10 10:27 1.56 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Consider restricting the roles allowed for the label element 14
10455 8/26/10 12:28 1.48 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Mint a describedby attribute for the img element 15
10462 8/27/10 13:51 0.42 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) merge ARIA mapping tables and list 16
10463 8/27/10 13:55 0.42 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) provide a comprehensive HTML5 to accessibility API mapping reference 17
10464 8/27/10 13:59 0.42 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) provide clear user friendly links to WAI-ARIA documents in the ARIA section of the spec 18
10465 8/27/10 14:07 0.41 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) provide correct aria mapping and role info for the table element 19
10467 8/27/10 14:19 0.40 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) provide headings in the WAI-ARIA section of the spec to make it easier to understand 20


Methodology is explained on the NEW Bug Snapshots Wiki Page


Bug 7260 is ignored which is about an A11Y test suite. There are also much older "opened" (REOPENED) A11Y bugs which are not include these in computing the "age" value above since they are quite a bit older and would have biased the statistic.