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Re: False aria-describedby expectations in ARIA Authoring Practices (longdesc)

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 23:28:51 +0200
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, David Bolter <dbolter@mozilla.com>
Message-ID: <20110422232851029565.0cbdd0a9@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Jonas Sicking, Fri, 22 Apr 2011 14:08:08 -0700:
> For example, it would be trivial to make it such that aria-describedby
> pointing to a link acts *exactly* like longdesc for AT users. In fact,
> I wrote a patch in about 30 minutes to do so. The hardest part is
> getting spec authors to agree on what the desired behavior is.

How did you workaround the fact that @aria-describedby can take 
multiple idrefs, including multiple anchor elements?
leif halvard silli
Received on Friday, 22 April 2011 21:29:25 UTC

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