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Re: Error Handling Best Practice?

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 16:45:41 +0000
To: Alistair Garrison <alistair.j.garrison@gmail.com>, Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl>
Cc: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>, "Balusani, Shirisha" <sirib@uillinois.edu>, "ajaysharma89003@gmail.com" <ajaysharma89003@gmail.com>, Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <56797E35.7080602@splintered.co.uk>
On 22/12/2015 16:34, Alistair Garrison wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion. It's really the where and how to present the
> error message that I suppose I'm searching for - be it:

So your dismissal of aria-describedby earlier in the thread is a red 
herring then, as that attribute can be used to tie the error message 
programmatically to the form control - it's orthogonal to where/how to 
present the message (as it's not a hidden attribute or anything, like 

Patrick H. Lauke

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