W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html-a11y@w3.org > December 2011

[Bug 14740] title attribute definition does not match reality

From: <bugzilla@jessica.w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 16:59:47 +0000
To: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1RaVhj-0001EM-6b@jessica.w3.org>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14740

--- Comment #4 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2011-12-13 16:59:45 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)

> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: If browsers map it in a manner inconsistent with its meaning, that
> should be fixed.

As ARIA itself uses @title as the 'fallback' if @aria-label - or an equivalent
aria attribute - is 'lacking', ARIA seems like a reason to *do* mention this
usage in HTML5's definition of @tile - including  (eventually) the option of
using an ARIA-attribute instead.

-- 
Configure bugmail: https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/userprefs.cgi?tab=email
------- You are receiving this mail because: -------
You are on the CC list for the bug.
Received on Tuesday, 13 December 2011 17:01:53 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 15:05:25 UTC