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

From: Alan <alands289@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:39:09 -0500
Message-Id: <BEDB1C41-655D-4A9E-99E3-6E502AF98A49@gmail.com>
Cc: "Bailey, Bruce" <Bailey@access-board.gov>, Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Yes, roles and children's roles (col, row, etc) are basically masked but data and content are still presented.

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On Nov 25, 2013, at 7:07 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
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> 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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