Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#11783 closed task (fixed)

wai role code doesn't need to account for multiple roles

Reported by: bill Owned by: bill
Priority: high Milestone: 1.6
Component: Accessibility Version: 1.5
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:

Description

wai.js has code for handling XHTML roles like banner|contentinfo|definition|main|navigation|search|note|secondary|seealso, in addition to accessibility roles.

It turns out we don't need that (according to Becky, who checked the spec and with somebody named Rich. A single node never has multiple roles.

So the wai.js code can be simplified.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by bill

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [22914]) Simplify code since elements can only have one role (either accessibility or XHTML), fixes #11783.

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