[html5] dialog

James Craig jcraig at apple.com
Wed Nov 26 13:11:42 PST 2008

You're right. That's a big disconnect between the ARIA role and the  
HTML 5 element then. We should probably raise the issue in the PF Group.

On Nov 26, 2008, at 12:56 PM, Paweł Stradomski <pstradomski at gmail.com>  

> W liście James Craig z dnia środa 26 listopada 2008:
>> On Nov 26, 2008, at 11:47 AM, Stephen Stewart wrote:
>>> In HTML5 could/should I use the dialog element to section a comment
>>> section after an article?
>> No, dialog is intended as the DOM equivalent of a application dialog
>> window; for example, a modal alert window. It refers to the dialog
>> between the user and the application, not the conversational dialog
>> between users.
> Isn't it exactly opposite? That is, <dialog> is for conversations?
> http://lists.whatwg.org/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2008-May/014788.html
> -- 
> Paweł Stradomski

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