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[Bug 25219] Remove aria restrictions from table elements per HTML specs

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Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:38:41 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=25219

--- Comment #2 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Michael[tm] Smith from comment #1)
> Steve,
> 
> Can you confirm that the validator is currently not conforming to the spec
> here?
> That is, e.g., <thead role="rowgroup">, <tfoot role="rowgroup">, and <tbody
> role="rowgroup"> should not be errors?

hi Mike,

that's correct role=rowgroup is conforming in this context. There are no
restrictions on the roles that table related elements can have in HTML
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/dom.html#wai-aria

ARIA rolegroup specifics http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/roles#rowgroup for your
baroqueness appreciation club ;-)

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