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+1 Re: role cardinality [was: Re: ARIA Proposal ]

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 09:22:22 -0400
Message-Id: <p06110412c326a4a5374b@[]>
To: "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>, public-xhtml2@w3.org, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>

At 1:47 PM +0200 1 10 2007, Simon Pieters wrote:
>On Thu, 27 Sep 2007 18:55:16 +0200, Al Gilman 
><Alfred.S.Gilman@ieee.org> wrote:
>>b) this specifically allowed for there to be both an ARIA 'menu' role
>>and an XHTML 'navigation' role on the same element. In other words,
>>there are use cases for mixing and matching the roles from the two
>>vocabularies. Dumping the XHTML role values into the ARIA namespace
>>and then limiting to one is not the same functionality.
>I've changed the authoring requirements so that the roles defined in 
>the XHTML Role Attribute Module aren't allowed to have the wairole: 
>>Make the specification a little more of a selector-based rule. That
>>is to say, define the space of attributes (as now) and the
>>'first-found from [limited range of sources, maybe only the ARIA
>>roles]' query and then say that values so found are to be processed
>>as described here.
>I've changed the algorithm to use the first WAI-ARIA role instead of 
>just the first role.

Good.  I think these changes solve the problem I raised.


>Simon Pieters
>Opera Software
Received on Monday, 1 October 2007 13:22:41 UTC

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