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Clarification regarding "required owned elements"

From: Birkir Gunnarsson <birkir.gunnarsson@deque.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2016 14:43:05 -0500
To: <public-aria@w3.org>
Message-ID: <040701d173f2$93a9e580$bafdb080$@deque.com>
Oh wise ones.

I got a question.

When a role has required owned elements, does that mean that any other
element owned by that role is invalid?


the tablist role must own elements with role="tab"

What if the tablist role also owns elements with role tabpanel


<div role="tablist">

<div role="tab" id="tab1" aria-controls="tabp1" aria-selected="true"
tabindex="0">Tab 1</div>

<div role="tabpanel" id="tabp1" aria-labelledby="tab1">

Some content




If I were designing an ARIA checker, should I call a violation for this code
because role tabpanel cannot be owned by role="tablist"?

I am 95% sure that is the case, but I want to check with the masters of the



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