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Re: Aria-labelledby for form controls- examples

From: james nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:03:20 -0700
Message-ID: <522F5EE8.5060204@oracle.com>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Please see inline starting with JN:

On 9/10/2013 7:54 AM, Sailesh Panchang wrote:
> Please review:
> Aria-labelledby for form controls
> http://mars.dequecloud.com/demo/form-markup.htm#tech5
JN: I believe this is no different from 

Is there anything I am missing that the example in the current technique 
doesn't have?

> http://mars.dequecloud.com/demo/form-markup.htm#tech7
JN: We certainly need a role=group technique to cover this use case. 
Would someone like to volunteer to write this?

> http://mars.dequecloud.com/demo/form-markup.htm#tech9
JN: I think this example needs modification and then could fit nicely 
into the Using aria-labelledby to concatencate multiple text nodes case. 
As it stands there is no indication to AT that checking the checkbox 
does a compare operation so the labelledby needs to point to the header 
and the checkbox label and not just the header.


> Secondly in the matter of aria-labelledby for non text content:
> - The first example has no alt
> - The second one: seldom  is there text taht says '4 out of 5' for *rating it is only the image.
> But, yes, the  example is a good one if it is indeed marked up that way with multiple star images and text alongside.
> About use of role=headings:
> It appears it is more of a remediation technique to be used only when HTML h<n> cannot be used like for h7 as illustrated?
> Need to think of more used cases I guess.
> Thanks,
> Sailesh
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