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[Bug 10478] modify table, tr and td roles

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Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 17:59:35 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10478





--- Comment #4 from Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  2010-09-07 17:59:35 ---
(In reply to comment #3)

> 
> (In reply to comment #2)
> > Note: even though the ARIA definition of the "grid" role may sound like it
> > applies to a table, in fact it is meant to be limited to interactive controls.
> > I submitted a comment on the ARIA spec to have the wording clarified:
> > 
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-pfwg-comments/2010JulSep/0029.html
> 
> It doesn't just sound like it applies to tables, it explicitly says it is
> equivalent to tables. Search for "HTML table" in the role chapter and the only
> two hits are saying how "grid" and "rowgroup" are the right roles for <table>
> and <tbody> respectively.

I'll mention that on the public-pfwg-comments thread (there was already a lack
of consensus about whether <table> is a grid).

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