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Re: Comments on "Using WAI-ARIA in HTML"

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:53:40 +0200
Message-Id: <97BEEA33-ADCE-4B1B-B9EF-5CA0E9FE22D6@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
To: Rick Brown <ricksbrown73@gmail.com>
Hi rick thanks for the feedback will review 
Note: when reviewing check the latest version http://w3c.github.io/aria-in-html/
Also you can file bugs directly against the spec 
File a bug https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/enter_bug.cgi?product=HTML%20WG&component=Using%20ARIA%20in%20HTML&priority=P3

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> On 19 Jul 2014, at 04:42, Rick Brown <ricksbrown73@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Dear W3C
> 
> I'd like to bring to your attention a few minor points and one question/clarification on 'aria-required' in the document "Using WAI-ARIA in HTML".
> 
> Much of the HTML needs some love, closing tags are missing in several instances, attribute values are inconsistently quoted/not quoted/half quoted for example:
> 
> <table role=presentation"><!-- Missing opening quote on attribute -->
> <tr><td>
> <table>
> <tr><td><abbr>API</abbr></td><tr><!-- opening tr instead of closing -->
> </table>
> </td><tr><!-- opening tr instead of closing -->
> </table>
> 
> I'd be happy to clean it up for you if you like.
> 
> I'm, also seeking clarification on the use of "aria-required".
> The ARIA Spec says not to use "aria-required" where an equivalent native attribute is available.
> "Using WAI-ARIA in HTML" seems to give the exact opposite advice. 
> 
> This may be a compatibility issue due to browser support for HTML5 but it still contravenes the spec. It could be worked around by testing for "required" support in javascript before adding the aria-required property.  
> 
> I also believe that, strictly speaking and to avoid confusion, non-global states and properties should not be used on elements with no aria role, so aria-required should either become a global property in the ARIA spec or not be used this way. I guess that's a different matter.
> 
> Regards
> Rick
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