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[Bug 12243] Warn when ARIA-describedby/-labelledby points to interactive/form associated content

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--- Comment #8 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2011-04-22 22:00:13 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> Actually, (In reply to comment #0)
> >    However, this is not the case: According to ARIA 1.0, any element pointed to
> > via @aria-labelledby and @aria-describedby, is presented to the user in the
> > same way that the @alt attribute is presented. Thus, all the AT user would get,
> > would be a dead link text - the text without the link.
> 
> Can you point to where in ARIA 1.0 it says this?

In comment #3, I pointed to section '5.2.7.3. Text Alternative Computation' in
ARIA 1.0.

You will find that the entire parent section, '5.2.7. Accessible Name
Calculation', describes @title, @alt, @aria-label as well as - as I said - 
@aria-labelledby and @aria-describedby. All in one "chunk".

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