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Re: Split Issue 30?

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 09:01:46 +0000
Message-ID: <CAEhSh3f9v8xhuf0j1ysFM3NtfSZukoUH8z3kk08Gw4TEPWzGrg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 8:34 AM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
> The tension-- not contradiction -- is about interactive elements. There seems to be some thought that @hidden elements ought to be interactive (for the UA).

Not just "some thought", but what ARIA specifies.

You can relabel this contradiction a "tension" if you want, but it's
still something specifiers, authors, and implementors need to resolve.

> I disagree.

That's fine, but if that turns out to be the WG position it should be
communicated to PFWG and that disagreement should be marked as a
wilful violation.

> Regardless-- ARIA follows whatever the host has in place.

Citation required.

> And at this point, HTML5 @hidden rests on CSS display none.

Citation required. What does "rests on" mean here, in spec terms?

HTML5 maps @hidden to aria-hidden="true" and the processing of such
implicit semantics is defined by ARIA.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Monday, 13 February 2012 09:02:17 UTC

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