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Re: Headers Are Confusing in HTML5

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2015 15:11:51 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkBYWVrR71FzA7A-p4Jb_Cg_1wjd=W_OWiQB+JGxo=u6A@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Schnabel, Stefan" <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
Cc: "w3.org@prlbr.com" <w3.org@prlbr.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On 7 December 2015 at 11:34, Schnabel, Stefan <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
wrote:

> Isn‘t a toolbar also a kind of a grouping element? Hence, shouldn’t
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>   <header role=“toolbar“ …
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>   <footer role=“toolbar“ …
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> be allowed also?
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Hi Stefan, there are differences as group is role used in most browser APIs
to map <header>/<footer> when child of section/article, as I said
previously please file a bug[1] on the spec if you would like to see a
change in current rules, providing use cases and data helps.


[1] https://github.com/w3c/html-aria/issues
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Regards

SteveF
Current Standards Work @W3C
<http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/03/current-standards-work-at-w3c/>
Received on Monday, 7 December 2015 15:12:59 UTC

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