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[Bug 7711] The "strong native semantics" are worded very similarly -- but not quite the same -- for input type=Number, input type=range, and progressbar.

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Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 10:09:39 +0000
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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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

--- Comment #6 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2009-10-18 10:09:38 ---
> I think ARIA integration has been tricky enough that it may be worth erring on
> the side of being too explicit.

I disagree. I think the danger of being too explicit is that implementors would
be swiming in trivial requirements and would miss the important ones.

> In the specific case of aria-valuenow, range and spinbutton make it a required
> attribute

I assume you mean slider and spinbutton.

When the spec sets an implied role=slider, it always also implies
For the case of role=spinbutton, there's one case where it can't set
aria-valuenow, namely when the value is not known. (Setting it to "" is just as
non-conforming as omitting it, except the ARIA spec says it SHOULD NOT be
specified if the value is not known, which implies a preference to omitting

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