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[Bug 10919] Allow role="presentation" to override the default role of any element

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Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2010 17:52:22 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10919

--- Comment #4 from Martin Kliehm <martin.kliehm@namics.com> 2010-10-02 17:52:21 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> This actually *does* happen in the combination of Safari + VoiceOver. Elements
> with role="presentation" are omitted from the accessibility tree and their
> children are presented as if direct children of the next element up.

Right, that's when the author removes intermittent elements with
role="presentation". That's why role="presentation" needs to be allowed on
every element.

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