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Re: question about ARIA in HTML 5 spec text - implied use on elements not listed

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 15:46:01 +0200
To: "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "HTMLWG WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uy9u6zs264w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 26 Aug 2009 15:35:19 +0200, Steven Faulkner  
<faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> can you tell me whether the restrcitions you have placed on the use of  
> roles, states and properties on html elements are for authoring  
> conformance
> purposes only or are you expecting browser vendors to implement these
> restrictions as well?

The specification states they're just for authoring conformance purposes,  
except for the elements that have an implied ARIA role; user agents are  
expected to expose those. For all other cases user agents just have to  
follow the ARIA specification.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 13:46:58 UTC

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