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Re: addition of HTML role requirement mappings

From: Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:33:07 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+epNscQRapBxprPyjGifgji-FQHJP5AWNkXf51Z9_XJ7GyaUA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "W3C WAI Protocols & Formats" <public-pfwg@w3.org>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Hi, Steve. Table is not a grid and vice versa. ARIA doesn't have roles for
table elements.
Thanks.
Alex.


On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 8:17 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
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> hixie has added some role requirements and restrictions in the whatwg spec
> that will  soon come up for cherry picking [1] to the HTML 5.1 spec.
> previously we determined that some of the following were not appropriate,
> so am asking for ARIA folk to review:
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> note: implementers MUST map to these roles and authors are restricted to
> applying the roles listed for each element (authors can also apply
> role=presentation).
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> strong semantics:
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> table element     grid role
> tbody element     rowgroup role
> td element     gridcell role
> tfoot element     rowgroup role
> thead element     rowgroup role
> tr element     row role
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> implicit semantics:
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> th element     gridcell role     Role must be either columnheader,
> rowheader, or gridcell
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> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/5b5ad72b8e7bb36ab863effc942829eef82fe3c4#commitcomment-5449710
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> Regards
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> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
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