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Re: Difference in behavior between HTML label and aria-labelledby

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:27:36 +0100
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To: Mike Elledge <melledge@yahoo.com>
Cc: "jason@accessibleculture.org" <jason@accessibleculture.org>, Karl Groves <kgroves@paciellogroup.com>, "public-pfwg-comments@w3.org" <public-pfwg-comments@w3.org>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
On 23 April 2014 14:15, Mike Elledge <melledge@yahoo.com> wrote:

> My understanding is that aria-labelledby and aria-describedby are a way to
> provide additional information beyond what would be contained in a label.

this is true of aria-describedby not true of aria-labelledby, as the name
implies aria-labelledby provides the accessible name for a control if used.



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