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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 01:03:03 +0000 (UTC)
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910230057220.9145@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 21 Oct 2009, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> 
> If they are _able_ to do this without conformance errors it follows that 
> they should be able to add ARIA without conformance errors. reducued 
> accessibility should not be the end result of testable conformance 
> criteria.

On Wed, 21 Oct 2009, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 4:53 PM, Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se> wrote:
> > So while I do not agree - this time - with Steve and Shelley, I must 
> > emphasize that the wording on the error messages in the validator must 
> > strongly suggest using the button element, and really not be worded in 
> > any way that discourages the use of ARIA.
> 
> This is a very good point!

I've added text to support the above.

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