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

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Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 13:46:47 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10919

--- Comment #21 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2011-05-18 13:46:47 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #20)
> (In reply to comment #15)
> > (In reply to comment #14)

    ....
> screen magnifification software uses information from the accessibility tree,
> many people who use screen readers have some sight and may well beneefit form a
> large view of an image.

Good points. Thanks.

> your use case is poorly considered.

Good that WAI-ARIA has considered it then, and deemed that the normal effect of
role=presentation should be ignored in such cases.

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