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Re: Action 2044

From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2016 10:17:04 -0500
Cc: Amelia Bellamy-Royds <amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com>, Rich Schwerdtfeger <schwer@yahoo.com>, Fred Esch <fesch@us.ibm.com>, ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>, SVG-A11y TF <public-svg-a11y@w3.org>
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To: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>

> On May 4, 2016, at 10:08 AM, Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> 
> On 2016-05-04 10:53 AM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
>> At times, as an author, I am intentionally overriding a presentational
>> role for a reason.
> 
> For clarification:  Do you mean an *implicit* presentational role?  A
> goofy interpretation of your statement above is where an author adds
> both a role="presentation" and some other semantic to the element, which
> is clearly an author error.
> 

I am referring to inherited. Example: 
< table role=“presentation”>
<tr role=“article”> 
…
</table>



> An example of the implicit case:  a <table role="presentation"> ...
> where the <td> elements all inherit an implicit presentational role, but
> the author wants to add semantics to one of the <td>s.  Then the author
> is overriding the presentational role of that <td>.
> 
> Right?
> 
> -- 
> ;;;;joseph.
> 
> 'Die Wahrheit ist Irgendwo da Draußen. Wieder.'
>                 - C. Carter -
> 
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