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Re: Headers Are Confusing in HTML5

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2015 09:40:56 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vm=pMM8e1nyu+6BQXYNVrEJDou7AqJ68mvbZPiv3OJQZA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Janecke <w3.org@prlbr.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
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Regards

SteveF
Current Standards Work @W3C
<http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/03/current-standards-work-at-w3c/>

On 1 December 2015 at 19:50, Martin Janecke <w3.org@prlbr.com> wrote:

> On 01.12.15 19:33, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> > you could also use:
> > <header role="group">
>
>
> This would be a good solution for me. Does that mean that setting
> role="group" overwrites the implied banner role?
>

yes

>
> Unfortunately I got an error (and a warning) when testing this with
> https://validator.w3.org/:
>
> Info: The Content-Type was text/html. Using the HTML parser.
>
> Info: Using the schema for HTML with SVG 1.1, MathML 3.0, RDFa 1.1, and
> ITS 2.0 support.
>
> Error: Bad value group for attribute role on element header.
> From line 4, column 1; to line 4, column 21
> t</title>↩<header role="group">↩<h1>T
>
> Warning: Element header does not need a role attribute.
> From line 4, column 1; to line 4, column 21
> t</title>↩<header role="group">↩<h1>T
>
> Is the validator wrong?
>

the validator implements the rules here http://w3c.github.io/html-aria/

I have updated the rule for header/footer in light of this discussion to
allow 'group'
http://w3c.github.io/html-aria/#header

I have filed a bug on the validator:
https://github.com/validator/validator/issues/185




>
> Thanks
> Martin
>
Received on Wednesday, 2 December 2015 09:42:05 UTC

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