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Re: Valid elements for aria-required

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From: Alastair Campbell
Date: Jun 28, 2013 8:08AM


Thanks, sounds good, presumably a select element should already be
valid for 'required'?

Steve Faulkner wrote:
> note adding the html5 required attribute to one radio button makes all
> radio buttons in a set required (as in one must be chosen)

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> SteveF
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> On 28 June 2013 12:49, Alastair Campbell < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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>> James Nurthen wrote:
>> > IMO yes for SELECT but not for checkbox and radio button. The aria spec
>> > states that it is valid on the roles
>> >
>> ...
>> > - radiogroup <http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/roles#radiogroup>;
>>
>> At a top level it would make sense to allow for a group of radio
>> buttons (or checkboxes) to be required. I can see instances where you
>> don't want to pre-select a radio button, but do want it to be required
>> (so there is no argument that they just went with the default.)
>>
>> However, you are right that adding it to the inputs doesn't make much
>> sense, and there is no defined grouping element we can assume is used.
>>
>> Patricks idea of fieldsets makes the most sense from an HTML point of
>> view, perhaps its something that should be added to the HTML5x spec?
>>
>> -Alastair
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