What is a toast? #26
Please could you explain what a "toast" is - and provide some sample screenshots?
At the moment, the spec reads like it is
Juding from a Twitter thread, I'm not alone in this confusion. https://twitter.com/stevefaulkner/status/1138933155866513409
I always associate Toasts with those annoying Android popups which mysteriously appear and disappear. Again, I'm not quite sure if that's what you're going for. Some mockups or screenshots would help clarify.
I see the PR to address this.
However, even that refined definition of toast leans on a visual metaphor. It is meaningless to many users and for others implies or asserts a kind of interaction as necessary.
Just as many developers choose an
Suggest defining toast using the existing roles already specced in ARIA (see #25 ) and naming it based on a word that captures those roles. Which means before proposing a proper name, agreeing on the roles, which means defining the problem as a user need not a developer need.