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[Bug 10462] merge ARIA mapping tables and list

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Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 20:40:36 +0000
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Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com> changed:

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--- Comment #5 from Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com> 2010-10-13 20:40:36 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
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> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: Ah, I see. That list is non-normative intentionally — it's
> actually inaccurate, and would have to be dramatically complicated to be made
> perfectly accurate (as would be needed to put it into a normative table). This
> is because the normative requirements have subtle complexities like referring
> to elements that define commands, as opposed to referring only to elements by
> element name.
> Also, I think having the "no restriction" elements in the table would make the
> table much more difficult to read.

Can you explain why you think this would be more difficult to read?  It seems
to me that being able to look up what is allowed on any element, by finding the
element in an alphabetical list, would be much easier to read and use.

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