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[Bug 15193] New: draggable and dropzone regions require labels

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Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 00:29:50 +0000
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           Summary: draggable and dropzone regions require labels
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: LC1 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: everett@zufelt.ca
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

There is, in the dnd API spec, no method of associating a textual label with
and @dropzone elements.  This can obviously be done with aria-label,
aria-labelledby, or <label for="idref">. Should this be part of the API spec? 
is essential for accessibility that drag and drop targets have a textual label
associated in order to conform with WCAG 2.0.

I suggest that text be added to the API directing implementers how to provide
accessible names for draggable and dropzone regions.

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