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[Bug 10919] Allow role="presentation" to override the default role of any element

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Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> 2010-09-30 23:06:07 UTC ---
You say that some screen readers don't recognize a role=tab if it's not a
direct child of a role=tablist.  You then say that role=presentation "deletes"
an element from the accessibility mapping, allowing the descendent role=tab to
act like a child of the role=tablist, thus being recognized.

Is this latter statement what actually happens in the screenreaders previously
mentioned?  Or is it a statement of what *should* happen in a good

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