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Re: ARIA use in HTML other than for accessibility.

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Sun, 03 May 2015 15:23:51 +0200
To: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <234471430659431@webcorp02d.yandex-team.ru>
Let's go to a separate thread, as Steve suggested, and explore it.

cheers

03.05.2015, 15:10, "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>:
> On 03/05/2015 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…
>
> This is partly what already happens in mobile browsers/AT - for
> instance, iOS/VoiceOver will recognise certain roles and offer custom
> interactions for some, as it obviously won't trigger any of the custom
> keyboard-handling logic that developers may have layered over their page
> to make their ARIA usage conform with the expected ARIA pattern (and
> this is also why, for complex ARIA widget, I'd argue that the spec is a
> bit too desktop PC/keyboard centric, but that's yet another topic for
> another day...)
>
> P
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