ISSUE-1024: Should status role be mapped to Status Bar?

Should status role be mapped to Status Bar?

ARIA 1.1 Core Mapping Specification
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Cynthia Shelly
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While discussing the relationship of html 5 output element to aria role status, James Craig was surprised that status was mapped as a status bar on every platform except his. I have since changed it, and output, for UIA. It is still mapped to status bar for IA2 and ATK. Should it be?

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Some backgroud: Current Core-AAM mappings are to ROLE_SYSTEM_STATUSBAR (MSAA/IA2) and ROLE_STATUSBAR (ATK/AT-SPI) plus polite and status live region info:

The ARIA 1.0 test case passed using those mappings:

Joseph Scheuhammer, 5 Jan 2017, 15:07:47


For IA2 and ATK/AT-SPI, this may be the best match. Joanie is okay with it for ATK.


Joseph Scheuhammer, 7 Feb 2017, 20:50:37

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