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Re: aria-describedat

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:28:17 +0100
To: "Leif Halvard Silli" <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, "Richard Schwerdtfeger" <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: david.bolter@gmail.com, faulkner.steve@gmail.com, jbrewer@w3.org, "George Kerscher" <kerscher@montana.com>, laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com, mike@w3.org, public-html-a11y@w3.org, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
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On Wed, 21 Mar 2012 20:12:29 +0100, Richard Schwerdtfeger  
<schwer@us.ibm.com> wrote:

>> From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
>> THIRDLY: It would be good to clarify that when the URL points to a
>> specific fragment, then that fragment - alone - is the long description.
>>
> That makes sense.

Except that in HTML that fragment is not certain to be a container (e.g.  
div, p) - if it is a heading element, you don't get what you wanted.  
Unless we make a new restriction on how HTML *should* be written.

cheers

>> Richard Schwerdtfeger, Wed, 21 Mar 2012 09:32:13 -0500:
>> > This is an unofficial draft of aria-describedat that Steve and I are
>> > working on for ARIA 1.1. Mike, thanks for putting setting us up with
>> > a work page.
>> >
>> > http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/aria-unofficial/raw-file/tip/describedat.html
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> > Rich
>> >
>> > Rich Schwerdtfeger


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