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Re: role="presentation"

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2015 01:02:55 +0200
To: Jesper Tverskov <jesper@tverskov.dk>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <44401431471775@webcorp01e.yandex-team.ru>
12.05.2015, 10:42, "Jesper Tverskov" <jesper@tverskov.dk>:
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> I would like to hear, if you agree, that we should always do
> what is the most accessible, not just follow guidelines in a
> formalistic manner.

I think it is hard to imagine someone disagreeing and maintaining a lot of respect, without very careful reasoning.

But the problem comes with the details. What works for one or two groups of users really well can cause serious problems for a different group. Knowing when to deviate from the common approach is, I think, much more difficult than it seems...

Knowing how to double down, achieving both what you wanted but didn't find in the "standard approach" while not throwing that away, is part of the real art in what we try to do.

I'm still pondering your specific case - in part because I have had very little time to reflect. It is certainly interesting, and a part of the whole "what is a data table" question that doesn't seem to have a really clear answer…

cheers

Chaals

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