ISSUE-9: Role Extensibility

role extensibility

Role Extensibility

ARIA 2.0
Raised by:
Richard Schwerdtfeger
Opened on:
Role extensibility is to be left undefined in ARIA 1.0. Needs to be reconsidered in ARIA 2.0.

See Issue 71 ( from the original issues list.
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Extensibility of @dropeffect should be included in this investigation ( ACTION-182 ).

Note also ISSUE-51 on data types.

Alfred S. Gilman, 8 Jul 2008, 19:57:46

In our ARIA Last Call Comments Doug Schepers asked that we address custom roles in ARIA 2.0:

Richard Schwerdtfeger, 5 Aug 2009, 22:14:07

Make sure there is a way to get applied role from User Agent. First recognized role from role string (e.g. "e.g. foo switch checkbox") determinable via script.

James Craig, 1 Oct 2012, 14:31:20

James Nurthen, 9 May 2018, 22:58:05

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