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

From: Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:45:16 +0100
Cc: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>, "public-digipub-ig@w3.org" <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
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To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Am I missing something? There is already a “main”-role, which is coupled to the “<main>”-element.

—Michiel

> On 12 Nov 2015, at 13:55, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com> wrote:
> 
> Sure.  A "main" role or a "doc-" role?  Since this is (actually) a mainstream problem, a "main" role seems more sensible to me.  That and a technique for guidance and call it a day?
> 
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 5:50 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com <mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
> On 12 November 2015 at 11:48, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net <mailto:janina@rednote.net>> wrote:
> It was proposed (during PF this week) that a simple ARIA role could
> trigger notification for AT users, and could trigger CSS to show the non
> AT user that a description is available.
> 
> sounds reasonable
> 
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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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> Shane McCarron
> Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
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