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Re: Trailing space in ARIA attribute ID reference list causes validation error

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2015 15:08:10 +0900
To: Jason Kiss <jason@accessibleculture.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20150628060810.GA31244@sideshowbarker.net>
"Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>, 2015-05-20 11:09 +0900:
> Jason Kiss <jason@accessibleculture.org>, 2015-05-20 13:38 +1200:
> > Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/CACFCJLTc94HJmtg+hLy5q2eA7m64Y_VqtEpAeMLJkXR8HkiSYg@mail.gmail.com>
> > 
> > A trailing space in a space-separated list of IDREFs in @aria-controls
> > or @aria-labelled causes validation errors. An example of the error
> > message is "The aria-controls attribute must point to an element in
> > the same document." Removing the trailing space clears the error.

I just now fixed this and pushed the change to https://validator.w3.org/nu/

This cause was a bug that’s been in the code for a long long time (maybe
even 10 years) and that affected checking of other attributes as well, so
thanks for catching it and reporting it.

  —Mike

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