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[Bug 22895] The validator does not seem to like the value 'directory' for the role attribute

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Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:57:30 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22895

--- Comment #3 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> As a follow up, I note that HTML5 references
> http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/roles#role_definitions for the list of role
> values.  This is a similar list to the one I referenced, and also includes
> 'directory' as a legal value.

Hi Shane, as Mike pointed out the ARIA spec allows host languages to set
restrictions on use of role vales dependent on the native semantics.[1]

These restrictions are defined in HTML in [2] and [3].


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/host_languages#host_general_conflict
[2]
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/dom.html#sec-implicit-aria-semantics
[3]
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/dom.html#sec-implicit-aria-semantics

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