Update on Lightbox fix?

Michael S Elledge elledge at msu.edu
Fri Feb 29 20:09:56 UTC 2008


Thanks, Anastasia, that is good to know. Which version of Firefox would 
you recommend?

I guess I'll have to look at both instances of the Lightbox to see which 
would work best in a usability test environment.

Mike

Anastasia Cheetham wrote:
>
> On 29-Feb-08, at 11:08 AM, Michael S Elledge wrote:
>
>> I have JAWS 7.0 but we're thinking of partitioning my laptop so I can 
>> also run tests with JAWS 8.0, which as I recall handles ARIA-based 
>> code. I would pair JAWS 7.0 with IE 7.0 and JAWS 8.0 with Firefox 2.0.
>
>
> Actually, it is effectively Firefox that handles ARIA, not JAWS. 
> Firefox will communicate the ARIA mark-up to MSAA, which translates it 
> into something JAWS understands, regardless of the version of JAWS.
>
> Do you have plans to use Firefox 3? FF2 and FF3 handle the ARIA in 
> slightly different ways.
>
> Also, are you planning to test the Lightbox within Sakai's Image 
> Gallery tool, or the stand-alone version with the fruit?
>
> --Anastasia Cheetham                   a.cheetham at utoronto.ca
> Software Designer, Fluid Project           fluidproject.org
> Adaptive Technology Resource Centre / University of Toronto
>
>
>
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