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[Bug 10645] Add a modal attribute to html5 to indicate a modal segment of the DOM (modal dialog)

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Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2010 20:30:41 +0000
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--- Comment #14 from Everett Zufelt <everett@zufelt.ca> 2010-11-07 20:30:40 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #13)
> I'm curious why this isn't sufficient as a modal dialog feature:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#dom-showmodaldialog

I'm not certain what you are referring to.  The link you provided crashed my
browser several times when I attempted to open it.  Would you please provide a
different example, or provide the excerpt you are referring to as a quotation?

Note: Along with large pages needing to be processed by a browser, they
sometimes also need to be processed by asistive technology like screen-readers
(which I use).  Also, using an # anchor is hit and miss for some assistive
technology as to whether you will actually end up on the correct section of the
document, especially for large documents.

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