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PFWG Decision RE CfC: Revisiting ARIA 1.0 Comment #424

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:16:27 -0500
To: public-pfwg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140131231627.GW7458@concerto.rednote.net>
There being no objections registered against this proposed updated
response, this CfC is adopted by PFWG.

Janina


Janina Sajka writes:
> Colleagues:
> 
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) on a proposed updated response to
> Comment #424 on the ARIA 1.0 specification:
> 
>  https://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/Group/comments/details?comment_id=424
> 
> A RESOLUTION for a revised response was recorded during the regular weekly PF
> teleconference as logged at:
> 
> https://www.w3.org/2014/01/29-pf-minutes.html#item06
> 
> The proposed updated response is recorded in the following resolution:
> 
> RESOLUTION: remove from "select" role: "Authors MUST ensure elements
> with role option are contained in an element using one of the
> non-abstract child roles of select, such as combobox, listbox, menu,
> radiogroup, or tree."
> 
> This proposed updated response was first proposed at:
> 
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-wai-pf/2014JanMar/0063.html
> 
> In addition the following clarification is proposed for our updated response by:
> 
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-wai-pf/2014JanMar/0074.html
> 
> The ARIA inheritance model is designed to define how we inherit states and
> properties as well as semantics in terms of a definition. Each role defines
> the allowable, required owned elements. This is to preserve hierarchy of
> aria roles so that we can ensure interoperability with assistive
> technologies
> 
> In the case of menu we specify the following required descendants:
> 
> group providing you have a menuitemradio as a child
> and/or
> and/or menuitem
> and/or menuitemcheckbox
> menuitemradio
> 
> All web accessibility test tools use this defined hierarchy in the aria
> spec. to ensure properly formed user interface controls are produced.
> 
> Please reply promptly on list to this email with any objections or concerns. 
> 
> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive
> responses are encouraged.
> 
> If there are no objections by close of business Boston Time Friday 31
> January, this CfC will carry.
> 
> Janina
> 
> 
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> 
> Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
> 			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> 		Email:	janina@rednote.net
> 
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org
> 
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair,	Protocols & Formats	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
	Indie UI			http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
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