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Re: Change made to WAI-ARIA section

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 18:20:20 +0100
Message-Id: <04473777-094E-4C40-87FD-D78BA2F5CA6D@gmail.com>
Cc: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, PaulCotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, HTML WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Hi Ben, it is my understanding that the editor is not free to make changes he chooses up to and during last call. I don't have the URL to hand but presume the chairs will correct me if I am wrong on this.

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On 29 Apr 2011, at 18:17, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 5:44 PM, Steve Faulkner
> <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The following was added to the ARIA section of HTML5 yesterday
>> "Authors must not set the ARIA roleand aria-* attributes to values that
>> match the default implicit ARIA semanticsdefined in the following two
>> tables."
>> This was not part of any agreed change.
>> I request a revert
>> of http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=6039&to=6040
> 
> I also disagree with the details of this change, but the editor is free
> to make such changes per the decision policy.
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html
> 
> We might want to escalate to an Issue, per the Policy, after Step 3; the
> bug is still in Step 2.
> 
> --
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Friday, 29 April 2011 17:26:12 UTC

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