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Re: addition of HTML role requirement mappings

From: Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:38:24 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+epNsfwtUtx59crKDsTQP=1O8COQEaypAYio4u85XaFYgn39Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "W3C WAI Protocols & Formats" <public-pfwg@w3.org>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
If table and table cell ARIA roles are supposed to be a part of browser
implementation then it looks like spec overbloating with no usecase.



On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 12:22 PM, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com> 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>
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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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