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Re: [media] progress on video transcript discussion

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 12:59:48 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2m6f4PjJ6_9k4E8jFsK4v46RWCc7GdVwz8p366rZv6N1w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 3:08 AM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
<bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 3:27 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer
> <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
>> <a id="transcript" role="transcript" href="transcript.html">Transcript</a>
>
> I think markup like this basically won't work, because in terms of
> ARIA processing the @role suppresses the native semantic of linkiness
> entirely. That is: ARIA does not allow this to be surfaced as a both a
> landmark and a link: elements can only have one role.
>
> You could do something like:
>
> <p role="transcript"><a id="transcript"
> href="transcript.html">Transcript</a></p>
>
> In earlier ARIA drafts it was possible to have a landmark role *and*
> another role: this is no longer the case.
>
> See especially:
>
> http://www.w3.org/WAI.new/PF/aria-implementation/#mapping_role


Interesting - good to know. Well, you've already come up with the
solution then, thanks!

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Friday, 8 June 2012 03:00:38 UTC

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