Re: Comment on ARIA 1.0: Problematic conformance requirement for aria-hidden

Steve Faulkner, Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:01:49 +0100:
> hi Ben, 
>>How does this impact what ARIA should say here, in your view?
> I think that we should not be adding additional burden and complexity 
> for authors with aria-hidden.
> aria-hidden confuses me.
> I think that html5 hidden and CSS display:none should be functionally 
> and semantically the same and that both should imply aria-hidden=true

I think the intention of ARIA's MUST is that authors must/should do


rather than


Do you suggest that ARIA 1.0 should say "SHOULD" instead of "MUST" 
w.r.t. aria-hidden="true"?

Leif H Silli

> On 27 April 2012 09:29, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 9:21 AM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
>>> Have not been following this discussion closely, but just wanted 
>>> to provide info about an implementation detail.
>>> In all supporting browsers CSS display:none is applied to elements 
>>> with the hidden attribute.
>> Thanks Steve.
>> They are following the HTML5 spec in that default styling detail.
>> How does this impact what ARIA should say here, in your view?

Received on Friday, 27 April 2012 13:02:47 UTC