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Re: role checkbox doesn't support aria-readonly

From: Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:32:29 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+epNsdTgWUSWLdH8t-BdBWrzFt+2jtwxdt-OwoDOnyNdG1yUg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "W3C WAI Protocols & Formats" <public-pfwg@w3.org>
It's interesting. Also the browsers seems allow to change the value on
readonly checkboxes. So, ARIA checkbox shouldn't have readonly state as
well?

On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 11:55 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
wrote:

> note, native html checkbox is not allowed readonly
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/forms.html#checkbox-state-%28type=checkbox%29
>
> --
>
> Regards
>
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
>
> On 25 February 2015 at 16:28, Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Hi. ARIA role checkbox [1] doesn't list aria-readonly property, however
>> it's supported in Firefox. That makes me think aria-readonly on checkbox
>> was dropped from the spec at some point. I'm curious if anybody recalls
>> what was the point. Does readonly state make any sense on checkboxes?
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Alexander.
>>
>>
>> [1] http://rawgit.com/w3c/aria/master/aria/aria.html#checkbox
>>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 18:32:58 UTC

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