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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: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 07:10:36 +0000
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--- Comment #36 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> 2011-11-24 07:10:33 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #35)
> (In reply to comment #34)
> > 
> > "authors MUST use a WAI-ARIA role on an element in order to use non-global
> > states and properties on that element."
> This requirement is satisfied by the implicit roles. That's the point of the
> implicit roles.

Then the loose conformance requirements remain as you appear unable to accept
the reality that implementations require explicit use of role="x" for non
global aria attributes to work. If and when browsers change their
implementations we can revisit the issue.

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