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Re: Change made to WAI-ARIA section

From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 12:43:31 -0500
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, HTML WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>, public-html-request@w3.org, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Message-ID: <OF82CC9B08.E01F4DCA-ON86257881.00613E72-86257881.00615E85@us.ibm.com>

That is not acceptable. That is not an editorial change either.

Again, Ian is abusing the process and breaking accessibility.

+1 to Steve's revert.

Rich Schwerdtfeger
CTO Accessibility Software Group

From:	Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
To:	Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak
            <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, HTML
            WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>
Date:	04/29/2011 11:56 AM
Subject:	Change made to WAI-ARIA section
Sent by:	public-html-request@w3.org

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

This was not part of any agreed change.

I request a revert of

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