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Re: addition of HTML role requirement mappings

From: James Nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:26:54 -0800
Message-ID: <53078C5E.3030305@oracle.com>
To: public-pfwg@w3.org
Do you want this in 1.1 or should this be part of an ARIA 2.0 Grids and 
Tables module?


On 2/21/2014 9:22 AM, James Craig wrote:
> Yeah, I think this illustrates that we need to get table and cell 
> roles in soon for ARIA 1.1. cell and gridcell can probably just be 
> aliases, but table and grid are semantically different.
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> On Feb 21, 2014, at 5:17 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com 
> <mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com>> wrote:
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>> 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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