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Re: html5 and ARIA landmark roles


From: Chaals McCathie Nevile
Date: Nov 18, 2015 12:49PM

On Wed, 18 Nov 2015 20:38:39 +0100, Joseph Sherman
< <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Should developers add ARIA roles to html5 elements with default roles,
> like nav, main, header(banner), footer(contentinfo)? My testing shows
> different treatment of the html5 elements between various browsers and
> AT combinations.

Do you mean that a given browser/AT combination treats the HTML element
differently from the way it treats that element if it also has the role
specified, or that different browser/AT combos treat elements differently,
or both?

Are your test results available?



Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
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