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Re: HTML-A11Y Task Force Consensus on Issue-204 (Updated)

From: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 08:18:51 -0700
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Frank Olivier <Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com>
Message-id: <F9A90CE3-FA34-4F1B-939F-990F9649069D@apple.com>
To: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>

Jonas wrote:
> However I could easily have missed other implementor feedback. If
> that's the case a SHOULD level requirement might be ok.

Cynthia wrote:
> We do want to leave the door open to further development on either
> accessibility tree or ui-based solutions, in the future, but don't
> feel that it's ready for a MUST requirement at this time. Personally,
> I'm not even sure about SHOULD, but am open to discussion on that
> point.

OK, it sounds like you're both open to considering a SHOUD here.
Tangible progress!

If we go with a SHOULD for this requirement, and update
AllowAriaReferHidden to match, do you think we could come to consensus
on that proposal?

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