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Re: use of aria-hidden to provide a text description not visible on the page.

From: David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 08:40:14 -0400
Message-ID: <4CB5A8AE.2050101@gmail.com>
To: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
CC: Andi Snow-Weaver <andisnow@us.ibm.com>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
  On 12/10/10 4:18 PM, James Craig wrote:
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> On Oct 12, 2010, at 12:19 PM, David Bolter wrote:
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>> We have role="presentation".
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> That's different than aria-hidden. Presentation still exposes text 
> contents.
>

Good point, however I don't like the idea of hiding text from AT only.

D
Received on Wednesday, 13 October 2010 12:40:58 GMT

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