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Re: Comment on ARIA 1.0: Problematic conformance requirement for aria-hidden

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:01:49 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=ZY-6S++nyRMzXqcBE3MwjVwQ+gZKKvRc21OoRUiJ1kg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Cc: PFWG Public Comments <public-pfwg-comments@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
hi Ben,
>How does this impact what ARIA should say here, in your view?

I think that we should not be adding additional burden and complexity for
authors with aria-hidden.

aria-hidden confuses me.

I think that html5 hidden and CSS display:none should be functionally and
semantically the same and that both should imply aria-hidden=true

regards
Stevef


On 27 April 2012 09:29, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
<bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 9:21 AM, Steve Faulkner
> <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Have not been following this discussion closely, but just wanted to
> provide
> > info about an implementation detail.
> >
> > In all supporting browsers CSS display:none is applied to elements with
> the
> > hidden attribute.
>
> Thanks Steve.
>
> They are following the HTML5 spec in that default styling detail.
>
> How does this impact what ARIA should say here, in your view?
>
> --
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
>



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