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

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:12:16 +0200
To: wai-xtech <wai-xtech@w3.org>, Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>
Cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Message-ID: <20120410001216214919.a3d9cea4@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Just a small typo w.r.t. to what I said about Jaws - see below:

Leif Halvard Silli, Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:05:27 +0200:
> Take note, also, that 
>   <a role=img aria-label="Nice photo of Leif. Press Enter for long
>      description." href=link ><img></a>
> is presented to the AT user in a way which is *very* analogous to the 
> way Jaws presents an <img> that has @longdesc:
>   <img ="Nice photo of Leif. Press Enter for long
>          description." longdesc="link" >

For my argument to make sense, the last <img> should have looked:

   <img ="Nice photo of Leif." longdesc="link" >

> Jaws then announces "Press (Alt +) Enter for long description." (It 
> says "Alt + Enter", but it seems "Enter" is what works - at least in 
> Firefox.)
Leif H Silli
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