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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 15:16:00 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VmkH3P2YW5NAV+b3q77Gck6N7_pD8vD7j76MreFave_2A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Cc: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.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>
I have created a demo making use of aria-flowto: and aria-label=Description
with group=role to give an idea of how it may work if an identifying role
is added. It primarily demonstrates the utility of aria-flowto in providing
a bi-directional relationship between 2 objects in the DOM.

http://s.codepen.io/stevef/debug/PPXZWY

code view: http://codepen.io/stevef/pen/PPXZWY

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Regards

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

On 12 November 2015 at 15:05, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:

> 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.
>
> --
>
> Janina Sajka,   Phone:  +1.443.300.2200
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>
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