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new long description attribute (was Re: {minutes}} HTML WG telecon 2012-09-06)

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 13:08:18 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpvdYngtedmQ76y6iiPgK7gPiDnSw_L_rphWkjyQN833W3g@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Sam,

> <rubys> ... perhaps "LongdescZeroEdit" could be be updated
> to advocate a new "describedby" (sans "aria-") attribute?
>
> Sam: someone proposed a specific HTML attribute
>
> Janina: I suggested this in the TF meeting.

August 8, 2010 Bug:
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10455
(it was originally named  "describedby" (sans "aria-"))

I didn't  pursue it as it reinvents the wheel.
http://www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/research/constriants/newattribute.html

Best Regards,
Laura
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Laura L. Carlson
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