Bugzilla – Bug 688
Value of "search" for role attribute incorrectly flagged up as an error.
Last modified: 2009-12-02 04:22:09 CET
A role attribute with a value of "search" on a FORM element is flagged up as an error. I've confirmed (in IRC) that is an error—thought I'd better file it as a bug.
I know that the HTML5+ARIA schema is experimental but I've communicated with at least one other person who was surprised by the validator result when using ARIA roles in HTML5 documents.
This is now fixed in the source. You can test here: