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Re: Example 6: 'selected' attribute

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 18:04:26 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWa1h2ZUWvNoENCHrH+RtOvS_6POOtrbpj6TrQ0ER0LHAQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 12:47 AM, <noreply@w3.org> wrote:

> Name: Makoto Ueki
> Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
> Affiliation: WAIC (Japan) / Infoaxia, Inc.
> Document: TD
> Item Number: H91
> Part of Item: Examples
> Comment Type: general comment
> Summary of Issue: Example 6: 'selected' attribute
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> The'selected' attribute is not necessarily required. This example is
> misleading some authors. Does SC 4.1.2 require authors to set the 'selected'
> attribute to "selected"? The answer would be "No".
> Proposed Change:
> Add "The'selected' attribute is not necessarily required." to the
> description.
> ================================
Response from the Working Group
This is related to a difference between HTML and XHTML. To clarify this, we
will change as follows:


The value is the option element that has the 'selected' attribute set to


The value is the option element that has the 'selected' attribute present
(with a value of "selected" in XHTML).

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Tuesday, 27 September 2011 01:05:00 UTC

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