[webkit-dev] W3C Proposal: User Interface Independence for Accessible Rich Internet Applications

Chris Fleizach cfleizach at apple.com
Thu Sep 2 17:34:07 PDT 2010

Hello WebKit,

James and I have been working on a W3C proposal to address some shortcomings we've noticed in terms of dealing with ScreenReaders and magnifiers in the wild wild web. 

It's aim is to add JavaScript capabilities to window.navigator and new AccessibilityEvents so that web developers are able to make web pages that interact with assistive technology to a degree they cannot today.

If you're interested in accessibility, please take a look and send any feedback to us, or to these w3c lists (wai-xtech, www-dom, public-canvas-api, and public-html-comments) it was posted to

User Interface Independence for Accessible Rich Internet Applications

W3C Proposal: 30 August 2010


I had originally submitted a patch for half of this proposal, but we decided it would be best to make this public before landing it in webkit.

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/attachments/20100902/0d487d5f/attachment.html>

More information about the webkit-dev mailing list