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Re: Meaning of phrases: "described to the user " or "provided to the user"

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gregg@raisingthefloor.org>
Date: Sat, 28 May 2016 01:17:34 -0400
Cc: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>, GLWAI Guidelines WG org <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FEB788E1-6051-4FF4-A22F-7DAAEDB54335@raisingthefloor.org>
To: Jason J White <jjwhite@ets.org>
for dates I suggest that you do not use numbers — as these are often ambiguous between US and Europe.

For example os     04-06-2016     April 6th or  June 4th ?    

I would suggest that you use the form     28-May-2016



gregg

> On May 23, 2016, at 12:45 PM, White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org> wrote:
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Sailesh Panchang [mailto:sailesh.panchang@deque.com]
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>> Is there an agreement on the statement:
>> A text message, "Please enter the departure date in the correct
>> format: MM-DD-YYYY" placed, say, next to the field conveying visual association
>> passes
>> 3.3.1 and 3.3.3 but fails SC 1.3.1 if it is not programmatically associated with
>> the field?
>> 
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> I don't know what there is agreement on, but I can point out that the aria-errormessage property was recently introduced into ARIA 1.1 to address this and similar scenarios. See the latest working draft for details, including an example.
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