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Re: [whatwg] Allow alt attribute with the span element

From: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2017 11:44:12 -0400
To: "Michael A. Peters" <mpeters@domblogger.net>, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>, WHAT Working Group <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6e82a990-5b58-9df0-7af0-ee08a1d86c3c@tink.uk>

On 06/10/2017 11:26, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> Nope, no problem at all. That looks like a simple solution I did not 
> find. Thank you.

Note that you need to provide an explicit role on the span if you use 
aria-label to provide its accessible name.

The W3C Using ARIA Note has more information:
https://www.w3.org/TR/using-aria/#label-support

This technique for making emoji more accessible might be helpful:
https://tink.uk/accessible-emoji/
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