[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 23702] New: Don't expose Anonymous blocks in Accessibility tree

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Mon Feb 2 21:27:51 PST 2009


           Summary: Don't expose Anonymous blocks in Accessibility tree
           Product: WebKit
           Version: 528+ (Nightly build)
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: Normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Accessibility
        AssignedTo: webkit-unassigned at lists.webkit.org
        ReportedBy: sankaraditya+bugzilla at gmail.com
                CC: klinktech at gmail.com

When a webpage is rendered in Webkit, few anonymous blocks are created during
(http://webkit.org/blog/115/webcore-rendering-ii-blocks-and-inlines/). When we
invoke inspect32 tool on windows, we could observer that all these anonymous
blocks are exposed in accessibility tree. These blocks add more weight to the
exposed accessibility tree. Since, these are just added to follow the rules,
these can be safely hidden from accessibility tree. (Matching behavior in

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