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Re: ISSUE-95 hidden - Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 13:51:15 +0200
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C19BFDBD-A39C-4F91-A940-FB72D4504E35@iki.fi>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
On Feb 2, 2010, at 16:58, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:

> Maciej Stachowiak, Mon, 01 Feb 2010 00:28:39 -0800:
>> On Feb 1, 2010, at 12:15 AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>>> On Jan 29, 2010, at 17:49, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> 
>>> HTML5 "hidden" is mostly redundant with "aria-hidden". It provides 
>>> three differences:
>>> 1) "hidden" will eventually have UA style sheet support.
> 
> (1) What does style sheet support in regard to "hidden" mean?

*UA* style sheet support means that UA style sheet are expected to eventually have the rule [hidden] { display: none; } but are expected *not* to have the rule [aria-hidden="true"] { display: none; }

You can still put [aria-hidden="true"] { display: none; } in an *author* style sheet.

> (1) Some in this group see ARIA as something that should "take over": 
> E.g. we don't need @summary because we have this and that @aria- 
> attribute.

I concur with http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-pfwg-comments/2009AprJun/0031.html

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Henri Sivonen
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