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Re: False aria-describedby expectations in ARIA Authoring Practices (longdesc)

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 13:43:44 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTikGJXcpW2fmQARc3Ti6MVwrZGkYKg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, David Bolter <dbolter@mozilla.com>
On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 1:14 PM, Steve Faulkner
<faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Jonas
>
> "By modifying the code that reads from the DOM and exposes the relevant information to AT."
>
> Can you provide the code or a link to the patch?

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=652635

> You wrote:
> "Possibly, but wouldn't we be building a better world by leaning on browser vendors to fix their aria implementations, rather than leaningon aria authors to tell them to "dumb down" their aria usage."
>
> Providing authoring guidance on what works leads to better practical outcomes for users. Leading developers to code to fictional features does not.

I don't believe I proposed any such thing.

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 25 April 2011 20:44:44 GMT

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