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[Bug 12226] New: incorrect example in section 1.9.2 syntax errors

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Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2011 22:58:48 +0000
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           Summary: incorrect example in section 1.9.2 syntax errors
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: faulkner.steve@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

this "<tr role="cell">" is not currently considered a conformance error as you
removed any role constraints on table related elements. So suggest replacing it
with  an example that is actually a conformance error.

from the spec:

"Errors that involve a conflict in expressed semantics
Similarly, to draw the author's attention to mistakes in the use of elements,
clear contradictions in the semantics expressed are also considered conformance

In the fragments below, for example, the semantics are nonsensical: a row
cannot simultaneously be a cell, nor can a radio button be a progress bar.

<tr role="cell">  <input type=radio role=progressbar>"

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