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Re: ARIA roles added to the a element should be conforming in HTML5.

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 11:20:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910211119170.3716@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 21 Oct 2009, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> 
> I agree, but developers are allowed to add behaviours and styles that 
> turn a link into a button

Technically, they're not.

> and they won't get nagged when they check the conformance of the code

That's true, but only because it's nigh on impossible far validators to 
check this.

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