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[Bug 23545] section should only map to region if the section has an accessible name

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Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:43:24 +0000
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--- Comment #6 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to David Bolter from comment #5)
> (In reply to steve faulkner from comment #1)
> > This would have the effect once implemented of removing noise for users who
> > consume the semantics
> Noise is bad so this seems important.
> Should the filtering of useless semantics happen in the browser or the AT?
> How is the noise currently manifested?

i think the filtering should happen at browser level, its more robust and we
can better ensure browsers actually implement the standards, where as AT...
Currently JAWS exposes section as a region (as per html spec) and users have
reported it as an issue.

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