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From: monty cassellius <will.ben.chase.sam@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:35:50 -0500
Message-ID: <CAGA9bexSsO=g2BaNjcG=KwXObcGx_bbsDOh3kj1wwNSb_Pyd+Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>
Cc: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
help please with setup from single message mode to digest mode thanks

On 3/20/13, Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com> wrote:
> I agree, anchor elements work well for this purpose, especially for graceful
> degradation with radio buttons.
>
> Regarding buttons, I often see A tags styled as buttons for form submission
> elements.
>
> Not having the ability to put role="button" on such elements to aid screen
> reader interaction, would impair accessibility, not enhance it. The same is
> true for Toggle Buttons, and Checkboxes.
>
> A tags are also used for Listbox Option elements, which is also used to
> support graceful degradation.
>
> This brings me to a question I've been wondering about.
>
> Is HTML5 supposed to replace ARIA, or will they work together? In other
> words, will components built using current standards compliant ARIA still be
> valid ten or twenty years from now?
>
>
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Jonathan Avila
>   To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>   Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 7:25 AM
>   Subject: ARIA role restrictictions in HTML5
>
>
>   I was looking at the latest draft version of the HTML5 specification and
> noticed in the implicit aria semantics table it indicates that only a
> limited set of ARIA roles can be used with certain elements such as the
> anchor element to conform to the HTML5 specification.  Specifically you
> could not use a role of button, radio button, etc. on anchor elements.
> This seems problematic but makes good semantic sense.  One advantage of
> using anchors with hrefs for diverse ARIA roles is there is some progressive
> enhancement support.
>
>
>
>
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/dom.html#sec-implicit-aria-semantics
>
>
>
>   Jonathan
>
>
>
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