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

From: Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net>
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2012 15:56:14 +1000
To: wai-xtech@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120407055614.GA20448@jdc.jasonjgw.net>
Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@målform.no> wrote:
> EITHER: The technique doesn't handle it = need @describedAT too.
>     OR: HTML is modified to allow <a href> as wrapper around
>         <a role=descLink href><foo></a>. Example:
>         <a href><a role=descLink href><foo></a></a>

I expect there would be focus handling issues with the latter. What you really
want is an accessible action in addition to the link, and this is most cleanly
provided by extending Aria or implementing @longdesc.

Let's stay away from nested anchors.
Received on Saturday, 7 April 2012 05:56:40 UTC

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