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Re: ARIA group attributes

From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 19:39:01 -0800
Message-Id: <1B022FB6-DDDC-4F4A-9725-BD844B249487@apple.com>
Cc: David Bolter <dbolter@mozilla.com>
To: wai-xtech@w3.org
Alexander Surkov wrote:

> 1. Is there any specific reason role="row" doesn't allow aria-posinset 

(Copying David Bolter for verification) If I'm not mistaken, posinset is this way due to existing implementation in Mozilla. David, please correct me if I'm wrong. There is an issue (#366) raised for ARIA 2.0. Excerpt:  "[currently posinset applied inconsistently but] …there would be a known user agent implementation cost to making this change. We decided to revisit this for ARIA 2…"

> and aria-setsize attributes ( http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/aria/roles#row )?

> 2. Is aria-setsize supposed to used on the item within a container or should it be allowed on the container itself (example from http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/aria/states_and_properties#aria-setsize shows the aria-setsize is used on role="list").

That was an editorial mistake in the example. For the sake of the archive, the ongoing discussion in the next thread over, but I won't address it here.
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