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Re: code samples for extended description

From: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 21:16:38 +0000
To: "Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken" <tsiegman@wiley.com>
CC: ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>, "DPUB mailing list (public-digipub-ig@w3.org)" <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6B17A373-6917-4E15-8445-8E357672467E@ets.org>

> On Jan 12, 2016, at 14:57, Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken <tsiegman@wiley.com> wrote:
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> One of the issues that we have not fully resolved is that, especially when using <details> and <summary>, there is nothing to indicate to users that the content is a description. We have talked about adding an attribute to ARIA or HTML.  How does a user know that she is looking at a description of a video as opposed to video metadata?
This can be solved today by providing suitable text in the SUMMARY element, as your examples demonstrate. I wouldn’t be opposed to a new ArIA property, but I suspect the need for it is overestimated.

I tested the examples successfully in Safari/VoiceOver under OS X.


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