Re: role cardinality [was: Re: ARIA Proposal ]

On Thu, 27 Sep 2007 18:55:16 +0200, Al Gilman <>  

> b) this specifically allowed for there to be both an ARIA 'menu' role
> and an XHTML 'navigation' role on the same element. In other words,
> there are use cases for mixing and matching the roles from the two
> vocabularies. Dumping the XHTML role values into the ARIA namespace
> and then limiting to one is not the same functionality.

I've changed the authoring requirements so that the roles defined in the  
XHTML Role Attribute Module aren't allowed to have the wairole: prefix.

> Make the specification a little more of a selector-based rule. That
> is to say, define the space of attributes (as now) and the
> 'first-found from [limited range of sources, maybe only the ARIA
> roles]' query and then say that values so found are to be processed
> as described here.

I've changed the algorithm to use the first WAI-ARIA role instead of just  
the first role.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

Received on Monday, 1 October 2007 11:48:22 UTC