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[Bug 22846] New: Wrong error messages when role attribute is used in <input>

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Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:29:19 +0000
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            Bug ID: 22846
           Summary: Wrong error messages when role attribute is used in
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: Validator
           Version: HEAD
          Hardware: PC
                OS: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5
          Assignee: mike+validator@w3.org
          Reporter: jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi
        QA Contact: www-validator-cvs@w3.org


<!doctype html><title>Demo</title>
<input role=textbox>

Causes the error message “Element input is missing one or more of the following
attributes: type.”, even though the type attribute has always been optional on

Adding the attribute type=text causes a different error message “Attribute role
not allowed on element input at this point”, even though the role attribute is
global (allowed on all elements) in HTML5.

This bug somewhat resembles bug 15910 (which is RESOLVED FIXED, and
appropriately so: that bug is not present now – but it too relates to the role
attribute and might reflect a similar underlying problem).

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