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Re: Revert request for r5981, and moving forward on ISSUE-129

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 21:52:07 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, public-html-request@w3.org, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1104122137000.25791@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 12 Apr 2011, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Apr 12, 2011, at 1:09 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Tue, 12 Apr 2011, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> >> 
> >> I have provided am updated set of spec changes for review by the working 
> >> group: http://www.html5accessibility.com/tests/aria-changesv2.html
> > 
> > This does not accurately reflect the decision. If we're going to correct 
> > the mistakes in the decision, we should correct all of them, not just the 
> > ones you want to correct.
> > 
> > Maciej suggested that instead we should apply the decision as the chairs 
> > made it, and then file bugs to address the issues arising. I suggest we 
> > follow his advice instead of trying to fix the mistakes here.
> Ian, can you identify which aspects of this proposed text do not 
> correctly reflect the decision?

It's hard to say exactly given that this is presented as an HTML file and 
not a diff, but for example it seems to remove the <base>, <details>, 
<head>, and <html> elements from the first table (amongst others), it 
change the requirements for <input type=checkbox> controls in a way that 
has no bearing on the decision, it lists roles for <hx> elements that the 
decision does not allow, it forces radio buttons to not be 
menuitemradios... In general there's all kinds of changes in this table 
that have nothing to do with the decision.

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