ISSUE-1044: Concatenate ARIA Description and ARIA error message

Concatenate ARIA Description and ARIA error message

ARIA 1.1 Name Computation
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Richard Schwerdtfeger
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James Teh would like to have us concatenate the descriptions and the error messages when we compute the stringified accessible description. Joanie supported James Teh's request.
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My reasons for not supporting this proposal are explained in this list post:

I would rather not have aria-errormessage in ARIA 1.1 than have browsers perform this concatenation. However, I think the benefits of aria-errormessage are significant and that doing what is required to include it in ARIA 1.1 should be a priority.

Matthew King, 25 Aug 2016, 19:23:38

We have decided not to do this as it creates a very long string. Matt king was not at all happy about doing this. So, we are closing it.

Richard Schwerdtfeger, 4 Apr 2017, 19:59:38

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