ISSUE-653: Need to support selectors in ARIA relationships


Need to support selectors in ARIA relationships

ARIA 2.0
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Richard Schwerdtfeger
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Need to support selectors in ARIA relationships (labelledby, activedescendant, etc.) Feature should include, but not limited to, ability to cross shadow root boundaries for web components.

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Joseph Scheuhammer, 21 Apr 2014, 15:02:07

Dominic's proposal was to use a selctor() syntax: aria-labelledby="idRef1 selector(selector1) selector(selector2) idRef2"

James Craig, 21 Apr 2014, 23:33:48

This will fit into AOM

James Nurthen, 23 Sep 2016, 12:49:41

James Nurthen, 8 May 2018, 18:24:41

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