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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 16:12:19 +0200
To: "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "HTMLWG WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uy9wetpy64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 26 Aug 2009 16:05:16 +0200, Steven Faulkner  
<faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> not be in the DOM. This is just how it's mapped to AT.)
> OK, thanks for the clarification, it would then be better to have it  
> mapped
> as role="heading" aria-level="1" for h1 and so on for h2-h6, otherwise
> heading levels are lost in the mapping.

Well, it would be slightly more complicated as that as an <h1> that is  
nested inside a <section> is of a lower level. I filed  
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7434 on this issue.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 14:13:11 UTC

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