[html-techs-tf] Minutes from Sept 19, 2013 Task Force Meeting

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Present+1.704.877.aaaa, +1.650.506.aabb, Marc_Johlic, James_Nurthen,
Loretta, Alan_Smith, +1.254.247.aacc, Paul_Adam

<jamesn> https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20130919aria/

<jamesn> https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20130919aria/results

Alan: role=alert needed, or the screen reader will not announce Alert

James: Yes, but the content will still be read.

James to ping Paul to update the title on the test page, which still
mentions form validation.

This technique is ready for WCAG review.

Paul has updated the title.

Loretta to ping David about handling the rest of the WG comments.



Send to WG for review.
Using aria-labelledby to name controls

James to review this technique (or draft new technique) for using
aria-label or aria-labelledby expose the name of a user interface component


<jamesn> <p><span class="left" id="fontDesc" >Select the font faces and
sizes to be used on this page</span>

<jamesn> <span class="right"><button id="fontB"
onclick="doAction('Fonts');" aria-describedby="fontDesc">

<jamesn> Fonts </button></span></p>

<alands> Do you need to have onkeypress to be device independent?

<jamesn> alands - not for a button

<jamesn> alands - buttons fire onclick on an enter or space

Received on Thursday, 19 September 2013 21:06:13 UTC