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From: Alastair Campbell
Date: Jun 27, 2013 5:02PM


Hi everyone,

I was just about to enter a bug for a screen reader about
aria-required not working on some form elements, and realised I don't
have a list of the requirements it should work on.

In the WAI-ARIA spec [1] it says 'form elements that require input or
selection by the user', should that include radio buttons, checkboxs
and select elements?

The HTML5 spec doesn't appear to specify [2], and all the examples
only seem to use text inputs. I could be looking in the wrong place
there though!

Would it be valid to raise a big that required doesn't work on other
form elements?

-Alastair

1] http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/states_and_properties#aria-required
2] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/forms.html#concept-input-required