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Re: Using ARIA to override semantics

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2011 10:49:14 +0200
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1300610954.2500.2.camel@shuttle>
On Sat, 2011-03-19 at 11:50 -0500, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
> For ARIA 1.0 and HTML 4.x all ARIA roles can override anything.

> Section 3.2.6 states what roles are allowed to overrided the default
> host language semantics.

Previously, the story was that ARIA can only override semantics as far
as the accessibility API mapping was concerned and wasn't supposed to
affect any other semantic-sensitive processing. Does that story still

Henri Sivonen
Received on Sunday, 20 March 2011 08:49:53 UTC

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