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started to defining accessible name/description calculation for form controls

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 12:46:52 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTin6b6QgiHd2-zEn7BSM3vRMWnWxZd+363ZyaCF6@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, David Bolter <dbolter@mozilla.com>
feedback appreciated (except the 'this is a load of sh*t' kind)

the impetus for this is the divergence already apparent in the way that
firefox/webkit map the placeholder attribute to accessibility API

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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