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Re: ARIA use in HTML other than for accessibility.

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 3 May 2015 11:28:56 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VnprkgDx_w+gQQfMVs2tsK0hOSV_JBjsgP_HWofgNcESQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chaals from Yandex <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: "lwatson@paciellogroup.com" <lwatson@paciellogroup.com>, "Schnabel, Stefan" <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "W3C WAI Protocols & Formats" <public-pfwg@w3.org>
On 3 May 2015 at 10:54, <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

> I think it is well worth exploring what would break if we assumed that
> roles were generally meant to trigger behaviour that is defined by the
> browser, as appropriate for the user, rather than requiring every developer
> to add not only the role semantics but all the interaction, hoping they get
> it right…

It's something that is worth exploring, but suggest is a separate
discussion, as it's about making ARIA semantics more expressive in terms of
UI, rather than attenuating ARIA semantics by generalising their function.



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