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Re: ARIA use in HTML other than for accessibility.

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 12:12:19 +0200
Message-ID: <55508083.4030403@w3.org>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, public-html@w3.org
On 04/05/2015 18:20 , Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> The one danger I can see here is that if role gets extended to allow an
> almost arbitrary number of values, and those values are not very clearly
> defined,  it'll be no different from using, say, classnames to attempt
> to define semantics (a la microformats) - and if a specific vocabulary
> is not enforced, and authors can potentially extend role arbitrarily,
> then we'll simply see a wealth of custom-use values that will be
> completely non-interoperable.

The one danger I can see here is that if we keep using slippery-slope 
arguments, and no one calls them out, we might end up mired in 
rhetorical fallacies.


:)

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Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
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