Re: ARIA semantics for secondary navigation

This is the proper markup using ARIA:

<div role="navigation" aria-labelledby="nav1">
<h2 id="nav1">main menu</h2>

---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 23:44:11 +0200
>From: "Simon Pieters" <>  
>Subject: Re: ARIA semantics for secondary navigation  
>To: "Victor Tsaran" <>,, "Ryan Doherty" <>,
>On Mon, 18 May 2009 23:23:00 +0200, Victor Tsaran <> wrote:
>>> I thought there was a way to name landmarks already: using one of the
>>> <h1>-<h6> elements.
>> Do you mean by embeding landmarks inside headings?
>No, by placing a heading in the landmark.
>   <div role="navigation">
>    <h2>main menu</h2>
>    ...
>   </div>
>I looked briefly at the ARIA spec and didn't find anything about this, so I was probably wrong. However, I think it's the logical thing to use and it would be nice if the association would just work.
>(In HTML5, the <nav> element creates a section, and the outline algorithm will associate an <hgroup> or <h1>-<h6> element with the section, if there is one.)
>Simon Pieters
>Opera Software
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