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Re: Alternative to @aria-describedAT: <a role=img>

From: Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 13:06:55 +0900
Message-ID: <CA+epNscdrXdUCkthTtJyUYx8x7c-wz=iZtODAzCCg7czE6nV8Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: wai-xtech@w3.org
<a role="img" href="">img link</a> or even <a href=""><img></a> are
exposed with "jump" as primary accessible action. Longdesc or
aria-describedat is exposed as secondary accessible action which is as
I understand sort of URL to image description and not a link.


On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 12:24 PM, Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net> wrote:
> Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@målform.no> wrote:
>> Proposal for ARIA.next: <a role=img> and/or <a role=descLink>.
>> In more detail: Yesterday, I published a PROTOTYPE of an ARIA based
>> long description link technique for the <img> element. [1] Based on
>> what ARIA *currently* allows, this is the technique, in one sentence:
>>   An <a> element with @role=img and whose @aria-label
>>   contains an image description plus an announcement of
>>   the long description link, is wrapped around the <img>.
> How do you handle the case in which the image is already a link? That is, the
> image is a link to a resource, hence the child of an anchor element, but you
> also want to associate with it a second link to a description.
Received on Friday, 6 April 2012 04:07:24 UTC

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