Safari 4 public beta with WAI-ARIA support. Or not?
As most people reading this will already know, Apple announced a public beta of Safari 4 last week. There are many new features in this version of the browser, but the one I am most interested in trying out is the addition of support for WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications).
However, I can’t find any ARIA examples that work in VoiceOver with the Safari 4 beta. I tried many of iCITA’s ARIA Examples, some of the examples posted at The Paciello Group Blog, and some that I have created myself. No luck.
Apart from not managing to get anything ARIA-related to work with VoiceOver in Safari 4, I can’t find any documentation that explains exactly what parts of ARIA are supported and how to use them.
Perhaps Safari 4 does support ARIA, but VoiceOver doesn’t, so ARIA support is only available in the Windows version? Anyone happen to know more about the state of ARIA support in Safari?
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