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Re: Proposal: simple annotation semantics with aria-detailstype

From: Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2018 16:57:28 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+1LECQjMceFrBEkV_dDTvPVVTmcmeidS8bWYCBTitmy0YLJ+w@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Nurthen <nurthen@adobe.com>
Cc: ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>
James, thanks! How did I miss that :) Certainly makes that problem easy.

Aaron

On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 4:32 PM James Nurthen <nurthen@adobe.com> wrote:

> Aria-details only allows a single id reference.
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> *From: *Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>
> *Date: *Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12:14 PM
> *To: *ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>
> *Subject: *Re: Proposal: simple annotation semantics with aria-detailstype
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> *Resent-Date: *Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12:13 PM
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> One wrinkle is if there are multiple detail ids.
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> We can address this in the spec in a couple of ways:
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> - specify that aria-detailstype goes on the target of the aria-details
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> - specify that aria-detailstype can be a space delimited set of tokens,
> each applying to one of the aria-details ids, in order
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> Aaron
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> On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 2:26 PM Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>
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> People on the W3C call today weren't too sure about using the role on the
> target of aria-details, in order to specify the type of annotation. Here's
> an alternate proposal:
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> Use aria-details + optional aria-detailstype on the same element with one
> of the following values:
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> assessing, classifying, commenting, describing (default), editing,
> highlighting, identifying, linking, moderating, questioning, replying,
> tagging
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> These values are imported from web annotations motivation vocabulary, but
> ARIA can eventually add additional types such as "breakpoint" for web-based
> code editors.
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> This is still very simple to implement in browsers, AAM's and AT's. It
> also doesn't lead to an expansion of roles, and is more self-describing
> than using the role, which probably seems like ARIA black magic that only a
> few would know about.
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> Do people like it?
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> Aaron
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