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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: Sun, 20 Nov 2011 14:31:12 +0000
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Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> changed:

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--- Comment #30 from Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> 2011-11-20 14:31:11 UTC ---
See comment #27 from Steve
> If it is agreed, then a complete list of legitimate exceptions can be provided.

And see comment #28 from Aryeh:
> So if everyone is okay with this, we just need a list of what roles should be
> allowed despite being redundant.  The current sentence that was left in the
> WHATWG spec ("Authors must not set the ARIA role and aria-* attributes to
> values that match the default implicit ARIA semantics defined in the following
> two tables") is too broad.

Given those comments, it seems this bug is waiting on somebody (Steve?) to
provide a proposed list of roles.

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