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Bugs/New A11Y Bug Snapshot 20100904

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New A11Y Bug Snapshot as of September 4, 2010


  • 33 Total NEW a11y bugs exist on September 4, 2010.
  • The oldest NEW a11y bug was opened 147 days ago on April 9, 2010.
  • The newest NEW a11y bug was opened 2 days ago on September 1, 2010.
  • The average age of a NEW a11y bug is 75.3 days.


New Bug Details
Bug id Open Date Number of Days Open as of September 4, 2010 Reporter Component Short Description Number Count
9452 4/9/10 8:39 147.64 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Handling of additional tracks of a multitrack audio/video resource 1
9471 4/9/10 22:11 147.08 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Introduce declarative markup to associate timed text resources with media elements 2
9473 5/20/10 9:10 106.62 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 9:13 106.62 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 9:17 106.61 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
9876 6/8/10 9:30 87.60 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Clarify that a figure can be any content with a caption 6
10066 7/2/10 13:58 63.42 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) replace section 3.2.6 with the alternative spec text provided 7
10168 7/14/2010 6:01:02 PM 51.25 alt techniques (editor: Steven Faulkner) Please consider adding a section on role="presentation" 8
10248 7/28/2010 3:41:01 PM 37.35 HTML Canvas 2D Context (editor: Ian Hickson) Canvas requires a Caret Drawing call method 9
10249 7/28/2010 5:03:55 PM 37.29 HTML Canvas 2D Context (editor: Ian Hickson) Canvas requires a content selection method 10
10450 8/26/2010 10:26:04 AM 8.57 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Allow lists to be used as menus or tab sets 11
10451 8/26/2010 10:27:36 AM 8.56 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Consider restricting the roles allowed for the label element 12
10455 8/26/2010 12:28:15 PM 8.48 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Mint a describedby attribute for the img element 13
10462 8/27/2010 1:51:56 PM 7.42 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) merge ARIA mapping tables and list 14
10463 8/27/2010 1:55:49 PM 7.42 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) provide a comprehensive HTML5 to accessibility API mapping reference 15
10464 8/29/2010 12:55:04 AM 7.42 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) provide clear user friendly links to WAI-ARIA documents in the ARIA section of the spec 16
10465 8/27/2010 2:07:52 PM 7.41 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) provide correct aria mapping and role info for the table element 17
10467 8/27/2010 2:19:10 PM 7.40 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) provide headings in the WAI-ARIA section of the spec to make it easier to understand 18
10478 8/28/2010 12:48:47 PM 6.47 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) modify table, tr and td roles 19
10480 8/28/2010 4:52:54 PM 6.30 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) add role="presentation" on the ASCII fish image 20
10481 8/28/2010 7:57:40 PM 6.17 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Default role of <IMG> should be "img" 21
10482 8/28/2010 8:12:33 PM 6.16 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Should @usemap affect the default role of an IMG element? 22
10483 8/28/2010 11:37:19 PM 6.02 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) <figcaption> should be considered the caption of <figure> _itself_ 23
10484 8/29/2010 12:55:04 AM 5.96 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) default roles for figcaption and caption: Make it simple to achieve accessibility 24
10485 8/29/2010 1:21:39 AM 5.94 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) The img element with non-empty alt should default to the img aria role 25
10486 8/29/2010 1:25:34 AM 5.94 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) References to "image" ARIA role should be "img" 26
10489 8/29/2010 1:53:44 AM 5.92 alt techniques (editor: Steven Faulkner) Use or @role is not mentioned as single time in the draft 27
10493 8/29/2010 12:06:58 PM 5.50 HTML5: The Markup Language (editor: Michael(tm) Smith) "ARIA restricts usage of this role to one per page" is an unclear statement 27
10494 8/29/2010 1:20:29 PM 5.44 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) modify aria example and fix spelling 29
10496 8/29/2010 1:27:38 PM 5.44 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) fix error in aria conformance checker advice 30
10497 8/29/2010 3:04:25 PM 5.37 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) What happens to role of <img alt="non-empty"> inside a <figure role="img">? 31
10518 8/31/2010 9:07:57 PM 3.12 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) Add example showing how to use <a> elements in image maps 32
10525 9/1/2010 2:06:15 PM 2.41 working group Decision Policy Please try to improve Bugzilla's accessibility/usability problems before Last Call 33


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.