Thunderbird issue update (comments should be sent to GitHub): changes to Thunderbird is responsible for annoying status bar announcements


Hello NVDA users,


As requested by moderators, please direct further comments to GitHub issue:


A few minutes ago one of the NVDA code contributors tweeted that annoying status bar announcement issue is caused by changes made to Thunderbird itself. In short, Thunderbird placed a tag on its status bar that will cause NVDA to announce messages continuously (technical: ARIA role status was used for status bar).


Unless it is justified that NVDA should resolve this issue on its own, this issue is something Thunderbird developers should resolve.



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