jquery question

Eli Cochran eli at media.berkeley.edu
Thu May 6 15:13:31 UTC 2010


At the jQuery conference in the Bay Area two weeks ago, Richard Worth, the project manager for jQuery UI, said that now that 1.8 was released, the team was going to work polish including accessibility. "Polish" is my word not his, I can't remember exactly how he put it. 

- Eli 

On May 6, 2010, at 8:07 AM, Colin Clark wrote:

> Hi Rich,
> 
> jQuery UI has a pretty small set of widgets in their latest stable release, version 1.8. Here's a list of the widgets that are keyboard navigable and include ARIA support:
> 
> Accordion
> Autocomplete
> Dialog
> Progress bar
> Slider
> 
> High contrast support is still being worked on, and was not included for any widgets in 1.8. New widgets are being incubated for future releases, and I believe the Paciello Group is working on some of those widgets as well.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> 
> Colin
> 
> On 2010-05-04, at 4:03 PM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
> 
>> Is there a list of Jquery controls that are:
>> 
>> - aria enabled
>> - keyboard enabled
>> - support high contrast system settings
>> 
>> 
>> I spoke to Paciello Group and they were only working on 6 controls.
>> 
>> 
>> Rich Schwerdtfeger
>> CTO Accessibility Software Group
>> 
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