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IE9 will not support aria-labelledby or aria-describedby

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 22:28:51 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTikQMjTmb0qxw0ElApdkXO0Ih_Pkxr-0CGpkj-As@mail.gmail.com>
To: W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Cc: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>
I opened a bug in the IE bug database because IE 8 only supports
aria-labelledby with a single id value and it does not support
aria-describedby at all.
I provided test cases
http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/aria-tests/aria-labelledby-input.html

today i recieved disappointing news in repsonse to the bug

"At this time we do not plan on fixing this issue."
-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

www.paciellogroup.com | www.wat-c.org
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