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Re: On using ARIA (was RE: Proposal: ALT attribute for text)

From: T.J. Crowder <tj@crowdersoftware.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 15:45:02 +0100
Message-ID: <CAH65x-zXZLQVyHXOYSBgQDtaf-i0gZczrnK0Pvz3TQ0att8LAw@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org, public-html-a11y@w3.org, wai-ig@w3c.org, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, "Jukka K. Korpela" <jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi>
On 25 August 2011 15:08, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu> wrote:

> Charles Pritchard wrote:
> > ARIA has a large vocabulary, and it certainly has a learning
> > curve, but like other standards; css3, html5, it's worth learning, and
> > it's a big help in development... it's also something that can be
> > learned piecemeal.
>
> AMEN!!!
> [...]
>

Excellent note!

As you appear to be well-versed in ARIA: Is ARIA's "label" concept what Dr.
Goss is looking for in this case? (Whether via `aria-label` or
`aria-lablledby`.) Or "description" (e.g., `aria-describedby`, which doesn't
appear to have an inline equivalent)?
--
T.J. Crowder
Independent Software Engineer
tj / crowder software / com
www / crowder software / com
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