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Re: Why is aria-expanded invalid with a checkbox?

From: Birkir Gunnarsson <birkir.gunnarsson@deque.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2016 13:20:52 -0500
Message-ID: <CA++QhYyTFRQ4YsB+dL2ryN9TV0j4miN=Jnym6yE__PGLswLBdQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>
Cc: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@ssbbartgroup.com>, Matt King <a11ythinker@gmail.com>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>, Stefan Schnabel <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>, James Nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>, "public-aria@w3.org" <public-aria@w3.org>
and aria-expanded on controls that display additional content on the page.


On 2/5/16, Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> On 2016-02-04 2:08 PM, Bryan Garaventa wrote:
>> Actually I have punctuation set to 'none' using JAWS because I don't see
>> the point of hearing every form of punctuation in everything I read, so an
>> ... literally makes no sound at all:)
>
> What about the one you typed in the last sentence?  :-)  For that
> matter, what about smiley I just typed?  After all, it's three
> punctuation marks.
>
>>
>> This is the danger of relying on punctuation to convey meaning.
>
> Indeed.  This is analogous to relying on a downward pointing triangle or
> arrow to indicate a button will invoke a popup; hence, aria-haspopup.
> Instead of relying on the ellipsis visual cue, it sounds like there is
> is a need for something like "aria-more" to indicate more information
> will be requested from the user. Something for ARIA 2.0.
>
> --
> ;;;;joseph.
>
> 'Die Wahrheit ist Irgendwo da Drau├čen. Wieder.'
>                   - C. Carter -
>
>


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