Re: Proposal: remove aria-describedat from the ARIA 1.1 specification




Current Standards Work @W3C

On 5 November 2015 at 15:41, Richard Schwerdtfeger <>

> After discussions with Microsoft and following the bug tracker for Firefox
> it appears that <details>/<summary> is going to be implemented at some
> point in both Edge and Firefox. This addresses the gaps in browser support.
> A media query will need to be created at some point to handle the
> showing/hiding of this element, and I see those discussions are happening,
> but I believe this addresses the requirements of the digital publishing
> industry.
> Since this requirement is being met I would like to propose the removal of
> aria-describedat from the ARIA 1.1 specification at the next ARIA Working
> Group meeting. Are there any objections? Do you agree?
> We can vote on the next ARIA WG call but I wanted to give people a heads
> up.
> Rich
> Rich Schwerdtfeger

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