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Re: WG discussion: Nov 5, 2013: role=group technique

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:48:46 +0000
Message-ID: <527BA84E.30409@cfit.ie>
To: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>
CC: Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Hi Sailesh,

> Hello Joshue,
>>> I think Kathys comment is a fair observation, unless it is a common pattern. Maybe>>we need a third example which uses the neutral<div>  elements also. This would also>>help to highlight the use of the ARIA grouping roles without any potential confusion>>over whether 'this element is valid on a table or not'.
> I do not see where you see potential confusion. [...]

It's more where there is potential to enhance it in others that I'm 
mindful of.

> The technique that was
> first submitted correctly reflected this in its title:
> "Marking logical group of fields using role=group / role=radiogroup
> when using fieldset-legend is not practical"
> Maybe that should be reinstated?

Thanks for that  - not a bad idea.

> Sure one can use  role=group/radiogroup if one codes custom form
> controls that cannot be labeled without ARIA or grouped with
> fieldset-legend are still in a table-less container. Perhaps someone
> might take an action item to create 'Example 3' for that situation.

Ok, we can discuss this on the call on Tues.

Josh
Received on Thursday, 7 November 2013 14:49:16 UTC

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