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[Bug 10439] New: <input type=file> has "button" role, but is typically a compound control

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2010 03:28:05 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10439

           Summary: <input type=file> has "button" role, but is typically
                    a compound control
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: other Hixie drafts (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: mjs@apple.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


<input type=file> is typically presented as a compound control - for example:

Firefox: text field + button as in Firefox
Safari: button + optional icon + label

It is important to expose all parts of the control, so a "button" role for the
whole thing is inappropriate. It would be better to have the default role be no
role, since ARIA doesn't have a corresponding role for this particular compound
control.

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