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Re: WG discussion: Nov 5, 2013: role=group technique

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:07:09 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=+8D_-N96=r8M8PHe8OYv5_v+H_=bHi8bc7K8-w3tdJQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Bailey, Bruce" <Bailey@access-board.gov>
Cc: Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
role=presentation removes the role of the element it is on (and the roles
of any required child elements)
http://rawgithub.com/w3c/aria-in-html/master/index.html#use-of-role-presentation

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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 25 November 2013 12:02, Bailey, Bruce <Bailey@access-board.gov> wrote:

> Thanks Sailesh.  I thought aria role=presentation causes AT to ignore the
> element.  So would this not hide the table and the content therein?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sailesh Panchang [mailto:spanchang02@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Saturday, November 23, 2013 7:54 PM
> To: WCAG
> Cc: Bailey, Bruce
> Subject: Re: WG discussion: Nov 5, 2013: role=group technique
>
> Bruce,
> With respect to your comment on use of role=presentation on the table with
> credit cards in example#2:
> It is a layout table and role=presentation helps to remove any ambiguity
> in its interpretation by AT.
> NVDA, for instance will expose it as a table in FF if the role is absent.
>
> Regards,
> Sailesh
>
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