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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 15:29:50 +0000
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--- Comment #31 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> 2011-11-20 15:29:50 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #30)
> 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.

I am prepared to do the work to provide a list so conformance can be tightened,
but would first like an acknowledgement from the editor that this would be
acceptable to him, as I do not want to waste my time.

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