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Re: when is the "title" attribute used in the accessible name computation?


From: glen walker
Date: May 30, 2018 4:48PM

I wasn't saying it shouldn't be included. My question was that it was
referenced in both step 4 (D) and step 12 (I).

On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 4:32 PM, Steve Green < <EMAIL REMOVED>
> wrote:

> I have no objection to the title attribute being included in the
> accessible name calculation as the last resort in the absence of anything
> else. However, I would set the threshold for WCAG compliance as being
> higher than that.
> The rationale is that including the title attribute in the accessible name
> calculation will benefit some people, but not enough that it can be
> considered sufficient.
> Steve Green
> Managing Director
> Test Partners Ltd