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[Bug 19277] Relationship and precedence of hidden="" and display:none should be clarified/defined

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Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2012 18:08:25 +0000
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--- Comment #9 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2012-10-05 18:08:25 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> (In reply to comment #4)
> > 
> > If the hidden attribute is only for user agents that don't access the document
> > using the Accessibility APIs does aria-hidden cover the Accessibility APIs?
> > Like you discuss here [1]?
> In my opinion, there should be an exact 1-to-1 mapping between the 2 attributes
> (including rendering rules), 

The PF don't like when the HTML Working Group (re)defines things for them.
Hence I'm not sor sure that there should be a 1-1 mapping. It is even so that
aria-hidden="" is not completely defined yet. And as you have pointed out,
@hidden is boolean, ulike @aria-hidden. (PS: If you write <p hidden> then it
will typically become <p hidden=""> in the DOM.)

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