Re: Drop longdesc, get aria-describedat?

Steve Faulkner, Wed, 14 Mar 2012 16:37:50 +0000:
> I say this is limited as it suffers from the limitations of the AT
> implementations i.e.  only opens the URL in a new window.

Fair point. But in Webkit, until it fixes its 'skip to links' bug, it 
might be better, in that browser, to open in a new window rather than 
trying to move the focus to e.g. another node in the same browser 
context ... ?!

>> Absolutely! What I continue to question is why we are hell-bent on pushing
> this into the realm of the Accessibility APIs?
> i guess what you mean is why push it into the realm of AAPI support only,
> without other general UI support.

+1 For being hell-bent on proper support in a11y APIs: It's what brings 
credibility to the project of supporting it in the general UI.

leif halvard silli

Received on Wednesday, 14 March 2012 17:13:11 UTC