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[wbs] response to 'Call for Review: ARIA in HTML is a W3C Proposed Recommendation'

From: Tantek Çelik via WBS Mailer <sysbot+wbs@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 20:21:01 +0000
To: public-new-work@w3.org
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The following answers have been successfully submitted to 'Call for Review:
ARIA in HTML is a W3C Proposed Recommendation' (Advisory Committee) for
Mozilla Foundation by Tantek Çelik.

Regarding the "ARIA in HTML" specification, the reviewer  suggests changes,
but supports publication as a W3C Recommendation whether or not the changes
are adopted.


Additional comments about the specification:
   The Specification’s allowed roles for the iframe, embed, and object
elements are either not supported in multiple browsers, are exposed
inconsistently or break the embedded content completely with common
browser/assistive technology combinations. See
https://github.com/w3c/html-aria/issues/368 for specific details. 

Given these issues and considering that authors may be relying on tools
implementing this specification to determine whether their code is
accessible, we strongly advise that no ARIA roles be allowed on these
elements for this version of the specification. 

We realize this normative change would likely send the specification back
to CR and regret that we were unable to provide this feedback sooner.
Accordingly, if the group prefers, we still support publication as is, and
taking up this change in a minor (e.g. 0.1) revision.


Answers to this questionnaire can be set and changed at
https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/33280/html-aria-2021-pr/ until 2021-10-28.

 Regards,

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