Bug 165842 - AX: Consider implementing @aria-details.
Summary: AX: Consider implementing @aria-details.
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: WebKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Accessibility (show other bugs)
Version: WebKit Nightly Build
Hardware: All All
: P2 Normal
Assignee: Nobody
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Keywords: InRadar
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Reported: 2016-12-13 23:36 PST by James Craig
Modified: 2019-09-26 12:10 PDT (History)
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Description James Craig 2016-12-13 23:36:37 PST
Consider implementing @aria-details.
https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-1.1/#aria-details

I'm not fully convinced of the utility, b/c it's more or less an on-page versus of @longdesc, and the examples included seem pretty trivial (image followed by a section describing the image). 

If someone were to present a more compelling use case, or if it starts getting wider adoption, we should pick it up. Implementation would likely just be a navigation or link action from the current element to the related details element.
Comment 1 Radar WebKit Bug Importer 2017-02-26 17:07:48 PST
<rdar://problem/30725491>
Comment 2 James Craig 2019-09-26 11:28:16 PDT
@aaronlev has posted the most compelling use case so far, for annotations in document suites like Google Docs. IMO, this is worth implementing now.
Comment 3 James Craig 2019-09-26 12:10:42 PDT
Related to http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/218809/webkit