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Re: role="presentation" on an image

From: David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 10:42:07 -0400
Message-ID: <4C7288BF.8080308@gmail.com>
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
  Indeed you are correct! I guess I should remove role="label" logic 
from Firefox...

Why don't we have role="label"?

cheers,
David

On 23/08/10 10:33 AM, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> double scratch that:
> >i must be going batty...
> > there is a label role...
> there is no label role, i was right the first time...
> regards
> steve
>
> On 23 August 2010 15:29, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com 
> <mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     scratch that:
>
>     there is no ARIA role="label"
>
>     i must be going batty...
>      there is a label role...
>     regards
>     steve
>     On 23 August 2010 15:28, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com
>     <mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>         hi dave,
>         >role="label"
>         there is no ARIA role="label"
>         there is an aria-label property.
>         regards
>         steve
>
>         On 23 August 2010 15:23, David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com
>         <mailto:david.bolter@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>             Hi Steve,
>
>             What about putting role="label" on the image, and adding
>             an aria-labelledby relation?
>
>             cheers,
>             D
>
>
>             On 23/08/10 7:59 AM, Steven Faulkner wrote:
>>             Hi all,
>>             If an image has a role=presentation and a non empty alt,
>>             shouldn't the alt text be passed to AT?
>>             example:
>>             <a href="home.html"><img src="home.gif" alt="home page"></a>
>>             currently this typically results in a screen reader
>>             announcing:
>>             "link graphic home page"
>>             when the presenece of the role information seems less
>>             than useful in context.
>>             if role="presentation" allaowed the text "content" of the
>>             image object to be passed to AT then
>>             <a href="home.html"><img src="home.gif" alt="home page"
>>             role="presentation"></a>
>>             would result in the follwoing being announced:
>>             "link home page"
>>             currently this does not work as adding
>>             role="presentation" removes the image form the browsers
>>             accessible tree.
>>
>>             -- 
>>             with regards
>>
>>             Steve Faulkner
>>             Technical Director - TPG Europe
>>             Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
>>
>>             www.paciellogroup.com <http://www.paciellogroup.com/> |
>>             www.wat-c.org <http://www.wat-c.org/>
>>             Web Accessibility Toolbar -
>>             http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>
>
>
>
>         -- 
>         with regards
>
>         Steve Faulkner
>         Technical Director - TPG Europe
>         Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
>
>         www.paciellogroup.com <http://www.paciellogroup.com/> |
>         www.wat-c.org <http://www.wat-c.org/>
>         Web Accessibility Toolbar -
>         http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>
>
>
>
>     -- 
>     with regards
>
>     Steve Faulkner
>     Technical Director - TPG Europe
>     Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
>
>     www.paciellogroup.com <http://www.paciellogroup.com/> |
>     www.wat-c.org <http://www.wat-c.org/>
>     Web Accessibility Toolbar -
>     http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG Europe
> Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
>
> www.paciellogroup.com <http://www.paciellogroup.com> | www.wat-c.org 
> <http://www.wat-c.org>
> Web Accessibility Toolbar - 
> http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
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