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

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:05:37 -0500
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, 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>
Message-ID: <20151112150537.GX15075@opera.rednote.net>
Preponderance of opinion on the Dpub-ARIA call is for a main role, as it
should be generally available, not just in epubs.

Expect a conversation about this on today's ARIA call starting at 12:30
Boston (17:30 UTC).

Janina

Shane McCarron writes:
> 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>
> wrote:
> 
> >
> > On 12 November 2015 at 11:48, Janina Sajka <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
> >
> > --
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > SteveF
> > Current Standards Work @W3C
> > <http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/03/current-standards-work-at-w3c/>
> >
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Shane McCarron
> Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.

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