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Re: addition of HTML role requirement mappings

From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:28:12 -0500
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: surkov.alexander@gmail.com, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Message-ID: <OF144B6B45.10BE35EF-ON86257C99.005A14DE-86257C99.005A78CC@us.ibm.com>
Good point Leif. We will need to make sure authors address the table with a
role="none"

Rich


Rich Schwerdtfeger



From:	Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
To:	Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM@IBMUS
Cc:	surkov.alexander@gmail.com, Steve Faulkner
            <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C
            WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>, James Craig
            <jcraig@apple.com>
Date:	02/21/2014 03:41 PM
Subject:	Re: addition of HTML role requirement mappings



Richard Schwerdtfeger, Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:30:08 -0600:

> Note: With HTML5.1 and ARIA 1.1 you will not need to put role="table" on
a
> table element or role="row" on a <tr>. This will continue to reduce
> footprints.

Another use case: If the layout table heuristics[1] wrongly labels a
”layoutish” data tables as a layout table, <table role="table"> could
force AT to treat the table as a data table.

[1] http://www.w3.org/mid/DAC73203-0A79-4DD7-AB9D-BD3C0B58B3FE@apple.com

--
leif halvard silli



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