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Re: ARIA roles added to the a element should be conforming in HTML5.

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 16:27:05 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0910211627n4f46d39dj46a2003f9ae34190@mail.gmail.com>
To: "T.V Raman" <raman@google.com>
Cc: faulkner.steve@gmail.com, mjs@apple.com, public-html@w3.org, wai-xtech@w3.org
2009/10/21 T.V Raman <raman@google.com>:
> Sad but true, I'd answer yes to your question. ARIA  was designed
> to patch up bad HTML  usage --- that is  where it coems from, and
> that is its role (no pun intended)

But is it really better that we ask authors "please put an ARIA
attribute on the <h1> that you effectively turned into a button" than
that we ask them "please use a <button> instead of a <h1>"?

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 21 October 2009 23:27:59 UTC

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