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Re: role attribute not listed under global attributes

From: Cameron Jones <cmhjones@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2013 15:40:23 +0000
Message-ID: <CALGrgetdM6t=LhUbHdpxu_d8cyFZtWr7Xp1xL-O=FTggOLb3EQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>wrote:

> The HTML spec does not list the role attribute or other  aria attributes
> in the global attribute list [1].
>
> Since these attributes are global attributes in HTML [2], it would seem to
> make sense or at least to have some infor and a reference to the wai-aria
> section
>
>
I agree. As a normative requirement it should be in the global attributes
list:

"User agents are required to implement ARIA semantics on all HTML
elements<http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/infrastructure.html#html-elements>,
as defined in the ARIA specifications."

Thanks,
Cameron Jones
Received on Friday, 1 February 2013 15:40:50 UTC

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