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(wrong string) ‚€œaria-labelledby‚€ on already labeled input elements?

From: Ian Yang <ian.html@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 20:18:37 +0800
Message-ID: <CAFhBhuNud+h1HP9ZwSZKGLWHf_1gPBYaiX=uB0NMAO-y+dXyLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi Steve,

Thanks for the well-explained example! I understand.

Kind Regards,
Ian

2012/6/22 Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>

> Hi Ian,
> there is no need as you have said, the programmatic association is
> provided via the label for/id
>
> aria-labelledby can be useful when you have mutiple sources for a label:
>
> example: http://www.html5accessibility.com/tests/mulitple-labels.html
>
> regards
> Stevef
>
>
> On 22 June 2012 12:52, Ian Yang <ian.html@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> I have seen many ARIA tutorial websites use codes such as the following
>> one:
>>
>>> <label for="name" id="label-name">Your Name</label>
>>>
>>>
>>> <input  id="name" aria-labelledby="label-name" type="text">
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Since the input element has already been labeled by the label element
>> which is using for attribute, I'm wondering what the purpose of using
>> aria-labelledby attribute is in the above case.
>>
>> I'm pretty new to ARIA, so am hoping that someone could clear up my
>> confusion. Thanks in advance.
>>
>>
>> Kind Regards,
>> Ian Yang
>>
>
>
>
> --
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>
> Steve Faulkner
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>
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