RE: ARIA semantics for secondary navigation

Right indeed. I was confused when I saw multiple 'navigation'  roles on too and realized there was no way available as per the ARIA
specs. To distinguish one from the other.
Sets of links that might be 'secondary' or 'footer' cannot really be termed
complementary. But maybe that is the best option in the circumstances.
Sailesh Panchang
Accessibility Services Manager (Web and Software)
Deque Systems Inc. (
11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite #140,
Reston VA 20191
Phone: 703-225-0380 (ext 105)

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Of Ryan Doherty
Sent: Friday, May 15, 2009 5:08 PM
Subject: ARIA semantics for secondary navigation

label secondary navigation elements that are frequently used  
throughout the site.

Example: (Products / Firefox  

Technically this is navigation, but I will be adding the landmark  
'navigation' to the top nav, and I don't think it's a good idea to re- 
use the landmark. I'm not sure it can be considered 'complimentary',  
can it? Would it remain meaningful if it was separated from the main  

  Thanks in advance!

Ryan Doherty

Received on Monday, 18 May 2009 20:04:27 UTC