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Re: Split Issue 30?

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 13:38:36 -0800
Message-ID: <4F3982DC.60604@jumis.com>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, public-html@w3.org
On 2/13/2012 12:57 PM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
>> Specifically, describedby is
>> >  intended for content that is to be read automatically as it is
>> >  encountered.
> That seems like critical information about aria-describedby. If that's
> the PF's position, why doesn't the formal definition of
> aria-describedby say that:
>
>     http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/aria/states_and_properties#aria-describedby

aria-flowto is closer to what you're thinking of. And I documented that 
in my response to the AAP.

aria-flowto would allow the reader to go down two paths (or multiple paths).

We've not yet had a long and wonderful discussion about 
choose-your-adventure DOM navigation.


-Charles
Received on Monday, 13 February 2012 21:39:06 GMT

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