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Re: Action 2044

From: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2016 11:08:48 -0400
To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>, Amelia Bellamy-Royds <amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com>
Cc: Rich Schwerdtfeger <schwer@yahoo.com>, Fred Esch <fesch@us.ibm.com>, ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>, SVG-A11y TF <public-svg-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2bf44877-307c-2602-cf80-21632a6d97a1@alum.mit.edu>
On 2016-05-04 10:53 AM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
> At times, as an author, I am intentionally overriding a presentational
> role for a reason.

For clarification:  Do you mean an *implicit* presentational role?  A
goofy interpretation of your statement above is where an author adds
both a role="presentation" and some other semantic to the element, which
is clearly an author error.

An example of the implicit case:  a <table role="presentation"> ...
where the <td> elements all inherit an implicit presentational role, but
the author wants to add semantics to one of the <td>s.  Then the author
is overriding the presentational role of that <td>.



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