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Bugs/New A11Y Bug Snapshot 20100821

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New A11Y Bug Snapshot as of August 21, 2010


  • 15 Total NEW a11y bugs exist on August 21, 2010.
  • The oldest NEW a11y bug was opened 133.64 days ago on April 9, 2010.
  • The newest NEW a11y bug was opened 23.29 days ago on July 28, 2010.
  • The average age of a NEW a11y bug is 78.46 days.


New Bug Details
Bug id Open Date Number of Days Open as of August 21, 2010 Reporter Bug Status Component Short Description Number Count
9452 4/9/10 8:39 133.64 NEW HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Handling of additional tracks of a multitrack audio/video resource 1
9471 4/9/10 22:11 133.08 NEW HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Introduce declarative markup to associate timed text resources with media elements 2
9589 4/25/10 2:01 117.92 NEW HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) HTML5 should give examples for how to present @title when the user can't use a pointing device 3
9623 4/30/10 0:03 113.00 NEW HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) <details> and <summary> are missing from the "strong aria semantics" table 4
9773 5/20/10 9:10 92.62 NEW HTML5 spec (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. 5
9774 5/20/10 9:13 92.62 NEW HTML5 spec (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 6
9775 5/20/10 9:17 92.61 NEW HTML5 spec (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 7
9817 5/27/10 18:01 85.25 NEW HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Details element Focus problem 8
9876 6/8/10 9:30 73.60 NEW HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Clarify that a figure can be any content with a caption 9
10026 6/28/10 20:38 53.14 NEW HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Scope attribute for TD 10
10066 7/2/10 13:58 49.42 NEW HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) replace section 3.2.6 with the alternative spec text provided 11
10077 7/4/10 17:59 47.25 NEW HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) The <embed> should support an alt attribute. While the embedded content should provide for accessibility of the embedded object, the developer doesn't always have control over those content, some embeddable formats are inherently less accessible, and th 12
10168 7/14/10 18:01 37.25 NEW alt techniques (editor: Steven Faulkner) Please consider adding a section on role="presentation" 13
10248 7/28/10 15:41 23.35 NEW HTML Canvas 2D Context (editor: Ian >Hickson) Canvas requires a Caret Drawing call method 14
10249 7/28/10 17:03 23.29 NEW HTML Canvas 2D Context (editor: Ian Hickson) Canvas requires a content selection method 15


Methodology is explained on the NEW Bug Snapshots Wiki Page


Bug 7260 is ignored which is about an A11Y test suite. There are also 3 "open" (REOPENED) much older 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.


About half of the NEW bugs that existed last week were processed this week.