ISSUE-612: Review ia2/atk rule in group position. should this really determine level based on aria-owns chain. see uaig: http://www.w3.org/wai/pf/aria-implementation/#mapping_additional_position and test case 69: https://www.w3.org/wai/pf/testharness/testresults?tes

For treeitem, compute implicit aria-level based on aria-owns chain

Review ia2/atk rule in group position. should this really determine level based on aria-owns chain. see uaig: http://www.w3.org/wai/pf/aria-implementation/#mapping_additional_position and test case 69: https://www.w3.org/wai/pf/testharness/testresults?tes

State:
CLOSED
Product:
ARIA 2.0
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Opened on:
2013-09-16
Description:
closed. Too difficult to implement reliably
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https://www.w3.org/wai/pf/testharness/testresults?testsuite_id=2&testcase_id=69

Joseph Scheuhammer, 16 Sep 2013, 16:45:57

So the issue is that this statement implies we need to compute level info for the aria-owns case... "If aria-level is not provided or inherited for an element of role treeitem, user agents implementing IAccessible2 or ATK/AT-SPI MUST compute it by following the explicit or computed RELATION_NODE_CHILD_OF relations"

David Bolter, 17 Oct 2013, 17:27:43

This is Mozilla bug https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=499917

It is a lot of work for unknown/little gain so shouldn't get priority over other work. I think we could remove the requirement or soften it until there is enough real need.

David Bolter, 17 Oct 2013, 17:40:48

For now, remove it by commenting it out.

Joseph Scheuhammer, 22 Oct 2013, 19:12:24

Re-address in Aria 1.1.

Joseph Scheuhammer, 22 Oct 2013, 19:55:41

Commented out the paragraph re: UAs MUST compute aria-level on a treeitem based on aria-owns relationships (for MSAA/IA2 and ATK/AT-SPI).

Revisit in ARIA 1.1 timeframe.

Joseph Scheuhammer, 25 Oct 2013, 15:13:01

See these minutes for discussion about the status, and moving to 1.1 timeframe:

http://www.w3.org/2013/10/22-aapi-minutes.html

Joseph Scheuhammer, 4 Feb 2014, 21:15:32

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