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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 00:50:24 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1N18ML-0006A5-3g@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv23541

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Encourage better error messages from validators for ARIA issues. (whatwg r4279)

Index: Overview.html
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
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   elements</a> in a manner more fine-grained than possible with the
   above definitions.</p>
+  <p>Conformance checkers are encouraged to phrase errors such that
+  authors are encouraged to use more appropriate elements rather than
+  remove accessibility annotations. For example, if an <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code>
+  element is marked as having the <code title="attr-aria-role-button">button</code> role, a conformance
+  checker could say "Either a <code><a href="#the-button-element">button</a></code> element or an
+  <code><a href="#the-input-element">input</a></code> element is required to when using the <code title="attr-aria-role-button">button</code> role" rather than "The
+  <code title="attr-aria-role-button">button</code> role cannot be
+  used with <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code> elements".</p>
   </div><h3 id="apis-in-html-documents"><span class="secno">3.3 </span>APIs in HTML documents</h3><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Awaiting implementation feedback</i><p>For <a href="#html-documents">HTML documents</a>, and for <a href="#html-elements">HTML
   elements</a> in <a href="#html-documents">HTML documents</a>, certain APIs defined
   in DOM Core become case-insensitive or case-changing, as sometimes
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