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Re: Change made to WAI-ARIA section

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 13:39:41 -0400
Message-ID: <4DBAF7DD.1070506@intertwingly.net>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
CC: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, HTML WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>
On 04/29/2011 01:17 PM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 5:44 PM, Steve Faulkner
> <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> The following was added to the ARIA section of HTML5 yesterday
>> "Authors must not set the ARIA roleand aria-* attributes to values that
>> match the default implicit ARIA semanticsdefined in the following two
>> tables."
>> This was not part of any agreed change.
>> I request a revert
>> of http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=6039&to=6040
> I also disagree with the details of this change, but the editor is free
> to make such changes per the decision policy.
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html
> We might want to escalate to an Issue, per the Policy, after Step 3; the
> bug is still in Step 2.

Benjamin: you might want to read the following email:


We now have two people who disagree with this change.  The chairs will 
proceed to discuss whether or not to request a revert.  This discussion 
will likely take place on Monday afternoon EDT.

> --
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

- Sam Ruby
Received on Friday, 29 April 2011 17:40:23 UTC

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