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Re: ARIA and HTML document question about implicit headings

From: Rich Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 21:45:34 -0400
Cc: ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9B7E5F28-2D11-4589-9375-BC585320C378@gmail.com>
To: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@levelaccess.com>
This was identified as an issue for ARIA 1.1 in part because we started to move toward role parity with HTML 5. The others issues you now raise were not. 

If you would like to other things addressed you should put them in ARIA 1.2 issues on github.

Rich

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> On Aug 14, 2017, at 12:49 PM, Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@levelaccess.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> I noticed recently that according to the ARIA and HTML mapping tables, the use of aria-level is said to not be allowed on H1 through H6 elements, even though these implicitly map to role="heading".
> 
> Since supporting attributes like aria-pressed and aria-haspopup are accepted on other implicit elements like role="button", amongst other implicit role and attribute combinations, why is this one different?
> 
> Bryan Garaventa
> Accessibility Fellow
> Level Access, Inc.
> Bryan.Garaventa@LevelAccess.com
> 415.624.2709 (o)
> www.LevelAccess.com
> 
> 
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