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Re: bug Bug 11891 - add role attribute to list of global attributes and add definition for it (part of Issue 199)

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 16:00:26 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VniLGCEiaUTGP1AM9KVjc88L_BzwagShZnKga+7gNmVcQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
thanks rich, have added to document as v2

https://docs.google.com/document/d/162rNFTzl_GFdLHDrdoG-GGHsNAqGUtrjEZb2eKUo_bY/edit


On 27 January 2012 15:53, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com> wrote:

>  Hi Steve,
>
> I would suggest this:
> The *role* attribute describes the role the current element plays in the
> context of the document. The attribute takes as its value one or more
> space-separated-tokens representing its role(s). The attribute describes
> the role(s) the current element plays in the context of the document. This
> can be used, for example, by applications and assistive technologies to
> determine the purpose of an element. This could allow a user to make
> informed decisions on which actions may be taken on an element and activate
> the selected action in a device independent way. A valid-role-token is
> defined by [WAI-ARIA].
>
> Rich
>
>
> Rich Schwerdtfeger
>
> [image: Inactive hide details for Steve Faulkner ---01/27/2012 04:55:20
> AM---Hi all, I have started on some text for this bug]Steve Faulkner
> ---01/27/2012 04:55:20 AM---Hi all, I have started on some text for this bug
>
> From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
> To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>,
> Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM@IBMUS, Cynthia Shelly <
> cyns@microsoft.com>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <
> mike@w3.org>, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, Janina Sajka <
> janina@rednote.net>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
> Date: 01/27/2012 04:55 AM
> Subject: re: bug Bug 11891 - add role attribute to list of global
> attributes and add definition for it (part of Issue 199)
> ------------------------------
>
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> I have started on some text for this bug
> It is available as a google doc (if anybody has any issues with it in this
> form please say so)
> *
> **
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/162rNFTzl_GFdLHDrdoG-GGHsNAqGUtrjEZb2eKUo_bY/edit
> *<https://docs.google.com/document/d/162rNFTzl_GFdLHDrdoG-GGHsNAqGUtrjEZb2eKUo_bY/edit>
>
>
> feel free to add comments.
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
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Steve Faulkner
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