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Re: title attributes on links

From: Ramón Corominas <listas@ramoncorominas.com>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2012 12:14:25 +0200
Message-ID: <4FBE0A01.90501@ramoncorominas.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: Glen Wallis <glen.wallis@gmail.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Steve wrote:

> The title attribute is not a container for a text alternative, the alt 
> attribute is. The reason why what you describe works is that the title 
> content is used as a last resort for  calculating the accessible name

Which makes me wonder why it is acceptable (and even promoted) to use 
the title instead of a <label> for form controls. Don't we have 
techniques to hide labels preserving their accessibility?

Received on Thursday, 24 May 2012 18:19:10 UTC

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