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[Bug 10479] add role=radiogroup to details element

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Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 20:04:47 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10479


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

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|WONTFIX                     |




--- Comment #7 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  2010-09-07 20:04:46 ---
(In reply to comment #6)
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> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: If you changed the role of a <details> element, the user could no
> longer expand the <details> element to get to its contents. That would be a net
> loss of accessibility. If you have a group of radio buttons inside a <details>
> and you need to wrap them with role=radiogroup, then you should use an element
> for that group; <details> is not it.

The following does not make sense, please explain why:

> If you changed the role of a <details> element, the user could no
> longer expand the <details> element to get to its contents.

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