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Re: Rethinking the necessities of ARIA landmark role "main" and HTML5 <main> element

From: Ian Yang <ian@invigoreight.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:41:14 +0800
Message-ID: <CABr1Fsc13zX+YWeFHr5S=3-sgb7XhuZCNrNiyBZnpydWjC_zow@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 12:32 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

>
> The landmark roles in general aren't really necessary now that HTML has
> the relevant semantics covered. For "main" specifically, nothing is
> needed, since what users want is not to jump to a specific place in the
> document but to jump _past_ uninteresting content in the document.
>

That makes sense. But aside from utilizing the role "main" or the <main>
element, what would be a more appropriate way to help users jump past
uninteresting content?

Sincerely,
I. Y.
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