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Re: Clarify whether presentational children contribute to text equivalents

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2010 22:40:54 +0200
To: public-pfwg-comments@w3.org
Cc: "HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis" <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Message-ID: <20100912224054489895.28b02da7@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis, Sun, 12 Sep 2010 21:29:10 +0100:
> Re: http://www.w3.org/WAI.new/PF/aria/complete#namecalculation
> 
> Please clarify whether presentational children contribute to text 
> equivalent calculation. In particular, does role="presentation" 
> affect "host language  mechanisms" for associating labels with 
> elements?
> 
> For example, given this markup:
> 
>    <div role="button"><img role="presentation" alt="Edit" 
> src="pencil.png"></div>
> 
> Should the accessible name of the button be "Edit" or ""?
> 
> See also the discussion in this thread on public-html-a11y:
> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Sep/0349.html

And see bug 10614.

[*] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10614
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leif halvard silli
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