ACTION-1662: Propose IA2 mapping for aria-roledescription

Propose IA2 mapping for aria-roledescription

Joseph Scheuhammer
Due on:
June 30, 2015
Created on:
June 23, 2015
Associated Issue:
Mappings for aria-roledescription
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Joseph Scheuhammer, 27 Jul 2015, 16:21:01

Email exchange with Alex (2015-07-28):
> Hi, Joseph. We agreed to use localizedExtendedRole in IA2 [1]. If ATK doesn't
> have similar method then I agree that object attribute is a best choice.
> Thanks.
> Alex.

Add the following for MSAA+IAccessible2:

Expose the description string in <code>localizedExtendedRole</code> property.

Joseph Scheuhammer, 17 Aug 2015, 18:34:20

Edits complete, closing:

Joseph Scheuhammer, 24 Aug 2015, 18:34:34

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