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Re: question about ARIA in HTML 5 spec text - implied use on elements not listed

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 08:20:37 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80908270020p9897337kb875140b61e676ee@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
hi ian,

forgive me, but I don't see what the issue is, if a h1 has an implied aria
semantic of role="heading" aria-level="1" and so on for h2-h6
could you explain the issue further please.

regards
stevef


2009/8/26 Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

> On Wed, 26 Aug 2009, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> >
> > Hi Ian,
> > can you tell me whether the restrcitions you have placed on the use of
> ARIA
> > roles, states and properties on html elements are for authoring
> conformance
> > purposes only or are you expecting browser vendors to implement these
> > restrictions as well?
>
> The other responses on this thread accurately described the intent of the
> spec.
>
> Regarding exposing the outline properly, I meant to ask about that in:
>
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Aug/1130.html
>
> ...but apparently forgot to do so, so let me do that now:
>
> How should I expose the documento outline (with implied sections, headings
> of various outline depths, etc) using the implied ARIA semantics mechanism?
>
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