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[Bug 10448] Consider broadening the set of allowed roles for command elements

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2010 19:54:18 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10448


steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> changed:

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         Resolution|WONTFIX                     |




--- Comment #2 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  2010-08-26 19:54:17 ---
not all of the following are correct here are the corrections: 

input type=radio -> radio or menuitemradio
input type=checkbox -> checkbox or menuitemcheckbox


(In reply to comment #0)
> Command-type elements such as buttons or links are often used interchangeably
> by authors. This has been reported previously for the <a> element but is a more
> general issue. In addition to misuses that are actually common for authors, the
> following suggested additional roles follow the ARIA role taxonomy; command
> elements are allowed child, parent and sometimes sibling roles within the
> taxonomy.
> 
> 
> a (that represents a hyperlink -> button, link, menuitem, menuitemcheckbox,
> menuitemradio, radio, slider, scrollbar, progressbar
> area (that represents a hyperlink -> button, link, menuitem, menuitemcheckbox,
> menuitemradio, radio, slider, scrollbar, progressbar
> button -> button, link, menuitem, menuitemcheckbox, menuitemradio, radio,
> slider, scrollbar, progressbar
> input type=button-> button, link, menuitem, menuitemcheckbox, menuitemradio,
> radio, slider, scrollbar, progressbar
> input type=checkbox -> button, link, menuitem, menuitemcheckbox, menuitemradio
> input type=image -> button, link, menuitem, menuitemcheckbox, menuitemradio,
> radio, slider, scrollbar, progressbar
> input type=radio-> button, link, menuitem, menuitemcheckbox, menuitemradio,
> radio, slider, scrollbar, progressbar

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