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Re: Radio buttons using input tag, or aria radiogroup role?

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From: Guy Hickling
Date: Apr 26, 2017 12:26PM


Is there another major advantage of using the straight HTML5 approach, in
that older browser and/or assistive technology versions are more likely to
be fully up to date with HTML5 than with the ARIA needed? Particularly
since the official release of ARIA 1.1 is so recent.

JAWS, for instance, charges large amounts for upgrades, $400/£300 to
upgrade 3 or more versions at a time, so I imagine a lot of users (since
many screen reader users are likely on lower incomes than average) must be
several versions behind the current version 18.

Regards,
Guy Hickling