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Re: Proposal: ARIA-ROLE & CSS definition integration

From: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 12:43:07 +0200
Message-ID: <e2c275120806040343w59e584d1ra51e6844bda9b997@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Justin James" <j_james@mindspring.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 12:29 AM, Justin James <j_james@mindspring.com> wrote:
> I have another proposal idea for the group. From what I can tell, the
> aria-role (or aria:role, depending upon the outcome of the giant
> colon/hyphen debate) attribute is for tags only. I propose that it be
> possible to define the aria-/:role in CSS. For example:
> div.checkbox {aria-role: checkbox;}
> <div class="checkbox">Blah blah blah</div>
> The div would be treated as if @aria-role="checkbox" had been specified.
> Comments?

I will never have guessed that ARIA is presentational only. CSS is
optional, is it the same for accessibility ?

Olivier G.
Received on Wednesday, 4 June 2008 10:43:43 GMT

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