password manager context will not match. & accessible description for new password edit box is incorrect.




14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: chandrashekhar.korlahalli, Assigned: Louie.Zhao)


1.7 Branch

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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)
Build Identifier: Mozilla 1.7 for Java Desk  top system.

Case 1:
On  opening a mozilla web browser, login prompt for proxy appears. A check box  
description is " use password manager for remembering the curent values.  check 
check box & press ok, It opens " change master password " dialog.
It is difficult for the  screen  reader dependent user to match the context.

Case 2:
In" change master  password " dialog, accessible description for "new password  
&  new password confirm " are same. 

Case 3:
On opening web browser  > proxy internet login  prompt allows user name & 
password  as  blank when check box checked  for use password  manager to 
remember these values.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install gnome  version 2.6 on linux ( suse) versin 9.

2.start gnopernicus, requires to logout & login. Restart  gnopernicus & wait 
till you hear the speech.
3.Start mozilla web browser. Prompt for proxy internet login pops up. 
4. check  check box, " use password manager to remember these values ".
5. " change master password "  dialog opens up.

Actual Results:  
case 1:
Change master password  dialog pops up. Screen reader reads it as " change 
master  password ".

Case 2:
In change master password dialog > current password is disabled. navigate 
further by pressing tab key > focus moves on to  " new password " edit box. 
Screen reader does not read it as " new password edit box " it reads it as " 
password  " . press tab key once again to move the focus on to " new password 
confirm ". Screen reader does not read it as " new password confirm edit box ". 
It reads it as  "password". 

Case 3:
In proxy internet login prompt > leave user name  & password  blank. Means dont 
enter any values. check check box " use password manager to remember these 
values " >  press ok  push button > it opens " change master password " dialog.
current  password is disabled, & its edit box has " not set ".

Expected Results:  
case 1:
To match the context from check box description  i.e " use password manager ",
The title of the  " change master password " dialog can be " password manager ".

case 2:
Accessible description of the " new password  & new password confirm "  can be 
changed accordingly, instead of " password " in both cases.

Case 3;
In case of blank user name & password, password  manager  ( change  master 
password ) dialog not to open.


14 years ago
Assignee: dveditz → Louie.Zhao
Component: Password Manager → Disability Access APIs
Product: Mozilla Application Suite → Core
Version: unspecified → 1.7 Branch


14 years ago
Blocks: 163832
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