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Re: Trying to Understand 2.5.3


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Sep 3, 2019 4:40PM

On 03/09/2019 20:45, Birkir R. Gunnarsson wrote:
> My proposal was essentially to treat this situation as an assistive
> technology problem, speech recognition software should implement a way
> to display the accessible name of operable controls on the screen when
> they are provided with aria-label, aria-labelledby or title, so I
> didn't really see how this new SC really adds anything useful and
> proposed to drop it or make it a level AAA.

However, "until user agents..." (to have a little throwback to WCAG 1.0
days) implement this sort of behavior, actual users here and now would
potentially still face problems that the SC tries to mitigate by placing
some of the onus on authors.

Patrick H. Lauke

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