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[Bug 11557] Authors should not be allowed to specify roles on elements that they already have by default

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Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 14:17:11 +0000
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Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> changed:

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--- Comment #16 from Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> 2011-01-13 14:17:08 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #15)
> as implemented in any case where an author wishes make use of a state or
> property that is particular to a role
> example: aria-pressed on the button role the role needs to be explicitly added.
> <input type=button role='button" aria-pressed=true>

What's the use case for overriding the pressed state on type=button?
type=button has been supported natively for a long time.

(In reply to comment #12)
> -- consult http://www.w3.org/TR/role-attribute/

Neither HTML5 nor ARIA makes a normative reference to that document. It cannot
be used as a rationale.

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