[webkit-dev] Accessibility Object Searching

Dominic Mazzoni dmazzoni at google.com
Wed Jun 22 16:26:18 PDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 4:21 PM, Chris Fleizach <cfleizach at apple.com> wrote:
> I think this is one drawback of Chrome's approach, the inability to retrieve dynamic information. I suspect Chrome has similar issues for the NSAccessibilityParameterizedAttribute attributes, and that it doesn't support the AXTextMarker APIs that Safari does for the same reason.
> To support this (along with the other things I mentioned) Chrome would need to synchronously called into WebCore, wait for the answer, and then return that information.

Yes, we're open to doing this where necessary.

> Yes, WebKit2 works with accessibility. You'll be able to see the code to support that strewn throughout WebKit2. Let me know if you need more pointers.

I'll take a closer look, thanks.

- Dominic

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