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Re: What is a failure of 1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose?

From: Joshue O Connor - InterAccess <josh@interaccess.ie>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 14:27:40 +0000
Message-ID: <5C5062DC.2070404@interaccess.ie>
To: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
CC: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Alastair Campbell wrote:
> Joshue O Connor wrote:
> > A well marked up and otherwise accessible form, is a fail of this SC 
> *only* when it contains information about the user and none of the 
> related metadata tokens (as per what are defined in/a la autocomplete 
> attribute). Correct?
> That’s my understanding, I’d just phrase it on a per-input basis, 
> you’d be looking at each field rather than the form as a whole.
Thanks Alistair - and I think you are right, its that 'on a per-input 
basis' that's just not clear from the SC, and makes the practical 'how 
to part' of this difficult to understand. Just look at this thread - 
never mind how the real world will struggle with understanding it.

> I.e. an /input/ would fail **only** when it is asking for information 
> about the user that matches one of the related metadata tokens, and it 
> does not have any (accessibility supported) metadata included.
> Cheers,
> -Alastair

Joshue O Connor
Director | InterAccess.ie
Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 14:28:52 UTC

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