Re: use of aria-hidden to provide a text description not visible on the page.

Steven Faulkner, Fri, 10 Sep 2010 20:09:49 +0100:

> so are you saying it shouldn't do what it does?

I said so.

> also I got the idea from James Craig's email that my interpretation 
> was confirmed. 
> "That's correct. The label of visible elements should still be 
> exposed to accessibility APIs (as a computed string), even if the 
> labeling element (that contained all or some of that string) is 
> hidden."

Hm. Yes, both style="display:none" as well as aria-hidden="true" 
ignored in that context. The tricky thing to get was not that it would 
override display:none, but that it would also override 
aria-hidden="true" ... 
leif halvard silli

Received on Friday, 10 September 2010 22:23:57 UTC