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[Bug 25575] Element th is missing one or more of the following attributes: role.

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Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 18:57:14 +0000
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dmacdona <david100@sympatico.ca> changed:

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--- Comment #4 from dmacdona <david100@sympatico.ca> ---
I filed a but against HTML. 
https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/909#issuecomment-308889446


Editor Steve Faulkner said that <th> does indeed have semantics as shown in the
accessibility API mappings doc.

https://w3c.github.io/html-aam/#el-th

Therefore, this should pass the validator

<th aria-sort="ascending" ...>

It should not require a redundant aria role="columnheader"

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