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Re: Keyboard controls for landmarks

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2013 11:38:53 +0100
Message-ID: <51629E3D.9090800@splintered.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
On 08/04/2013 11:32, Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> Sure, but it feels wrong. If browsers have internal logic that assigns
> roles automatically for defaults, why not expose that via object
> properties? As it stands, I'd have to look for BOTH existence of, say,
> <main> AND any arbitrary element that's been blessed with role="main".

In short, it feels weird that I need to manually reparse the HTML when 
really automatically assigned roles feel like they should be exposed on 
the elements/objects...

Patrick H. Lauke
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