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Re: Proposal: simple annotation semantics with aria-detailstype

From: Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2018 13:46:13 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+epNsc=sswkxx0fbdYLWXOtC=n+60EQeCGZf9vDSUENVndfFw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>
Cc: James Nurthen <nurthen@adobe.com>, ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>
Nevertheless, multiple aria-details relations of different types seems like
a valid use case with me. It might nice to have some syntax to annotate
relations, for example, something like, aria-details="ID1:type ID2:type".

On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 4:57 PM, Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>
wrote:

> James, thanks! How did I miss that :) Certainly makes that problem easy.
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> Aaron
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> On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 4:32 PM James Nurthen <nurthen@adobe.com> wrote:
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>> Aria-details only allows a single id reference.
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>> *James Nurthen*  |  Accessibility Engineer  |  Adobe  |  p. 415.832.2734
>> <(415)%20832-2734>  |  c. 415.987.1918 <(415)%20987-1918>  |  nurthen@
>> adobe.com
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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
>> *Resent-From: *<public-aria@w3.org>
>> *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>
>> wrote:
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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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