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bug#32348: 27.0.50; EWW/SHR: Please add support for hiding DOM nodes wit

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: bug#32348: 27.0.50; EWW/SHR: Please add support for hiding DOM nodes with aria-hidden=true
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 20:45:44 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

tags 32348 + patch

"T.V Raman" <address@hidden> writes:

> aria-hidden as specified in the W3C/WAI ARIA 1.1 specification lets Web
> sites  mark DOM Nodes with aria-hidden=true -- the idea being that nodes
> that contain content relevant to script -- but not for direct user
> consumption can then be omitted by  accessibility tools such as
> screenreaders. Please add support for hiding such nodes -- either by
> default, or via a user customization.

As far as I can tell, hiding by default would not make sense, since such
nodes are intended to be hidden only from screen-readers, but visible
otherwise.  The following patch to add an option seems to work:

>From b56b24a1a40fdce7746ff0f81570b29c83309c12 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Noam Postavsky <address@hidden>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2018 20:40:56 -0400
Subject: [PATCH] Optionally skip rendering of tags with aria-hidden

* lisp/net/shr.el (shr-discard-aria-hidden): New option.
(shr-descend): Suppress aria-hidden=true tags if it's set.
* etc/NEWS: Announce shr-discard-aria-hidden.
 etc/NEWS        |  2 ++
 lisp/net/shr.el | 10 +++++++++-
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/etc/NEWS b/etc/NEWS
index 2825bb9f59..068c48cabc 100644
--- a/etc/NEWS
+++ b/etc/NEWS
@@ -363,6 +363,8 @@ and its value has been changed to Duck Duck Go.
 'shr-selected-link' face to give the user feedback that the command
 has been executed.
+*** New option 'shr-discard-aria-hidden'.
 ** Htmlfontify
 *** The functions 'hfy-color', 'hfy-color-vals' and
diff --git a/lisp/net/shr.el b/lisp/net/shr.el
index edea7cb297..2599c3c727 100644
--- a/lisp/net/shr.el
+++ b/lisp/net/shr.el
@@ -68,6 +68,12 @@ shr-use-fonts
   :group 'shr
   :type 'boolean)
+(defcustom shr-discard-aria-hidden nil
+  "If non-nil, don't render tags with `aria-hidden=true' attribute."
+  :version "27.1"
+  :group 'shr
+  :type 'boolean)
 (defcustom shr-use-colors t
   "If non-nil, respect color specifications in the HTML."
   :version "26.1"
@@ -509,7 +515,9 @@ shr-descend
          (setq style nil)))
       ;; If we have a display:none, then just ignore this part of the DOM.
-      (unless (equal (cdr (assq 'display shr-stylesheet)) "none")
+      (unless (or (equal (cdr (assq 'display shr-stylesheet)) "none")
+                  (and shr-discard-aria-hidden
+                       (equal (dom-attr dom 'aria-hidden) "true")))
         ;; We don't use shr-indirect-call here, since shr-descend is
         ;; the central bit of shr.el, and should be as fast as
         ;; possible.  Having one more level of indirection with its

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