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Re: FW: Proposal: remove aria-describedat from the ARIA 1.1 specification

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015 09:42:47 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VmsxLqk_awc19Ayg9Z-Yxc=SyYUXJzyef8f=rXUqBjZHQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>, Avneesh Singh <avneesh.sg@gmail.com>, Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org>, Juan Corona <juanc@evidentpoint.com>, George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>, "DPUB mailing list (public-digipub-ig@w3.org)" <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>, "PF (public-pfwg@w3.org)" <public-pfwg@w3.org>, Ric Wright <rkwright@geofx.com>, "Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken" <tsiegman@wiley.com>, Zheng Xu <zxu@kobo.com>
On 10 November 2015 at 16:17, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:

> But, Rich, Details can be used for all kinds of things, including
> advertising, as Charles points out. We need a way to know that this
> particular Details is a description, as opposed to some other in the
> page.
>

The aria-roledescription attribute could be used to disambiguate
http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-1.1/#aria-roledescription

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Regards

SteveF
Current Standards Work @W3C
<http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/03/current-standards-work-at-w3c/>
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