Sending a message with a friend request should be more obviously optional

Bug #1259768 reported by Jono Mingard on 2013-12-11
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mahara
Wishlist
Robert Lyon

Bug Description

When requesting friendship, the fact that sending a message is optional is not obvious to screen reader users. There should be some (possibly hidden) help text linked to the text box to make it clearer that the message is optional, eg. "Optionally send a message to this user"

This will be made somewhat clearer when Bug #1259393 is fixed, so it's just a wishlist item.

(WCAG Level AAA)

Jono Mingard (mingard) on 2013-12-11
description: updated
Jono Mingard (mingard) on 2013-12-11
Changed in mahara:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Robert Lyon (robertl-9) on 2014-06-02
Changed in mahara:
milestone: none → 1.10.0
assignee: nobody → Robert Lyon (robertl-9)
status: New → In Progress

Reviewed: https://reviews.mahara.org/3399
Committed: http://gitorious.org/mahara/mahara/commit/b8c2448b7f400e6df95fa7bc55848483c707c683
Submitter: Yuliya Bozhko (<email address hidden>)
Branch: master

commit b8c2448b7f400e6df95fa7bc55848483c707c683
Author: Robert Lyon <email address hidden>
Date: Tue Jun 3 10:20:17 2014 +1200

Adding accessible-hidden text to optional friend request label (Bug #1259768)

To alert screen reader that the message field is actually optional

Change-Id: I6356ba0da98faaa93f13de2225c3d2d1ddbba98f
Signed-off-by: Robert Lyon <email address hidden>

Changed in mahara:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Aaron Wells (u-aaronw) on 2014-10-21
Changed in mahara:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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