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Re: Call for Review: Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 Working Draft

From: Paul Bohman <paul.bohman@deque.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2015 17:47:09 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+20umGWVJB56yEMxmgKu0LyUW5VfmSjoFVVtbJMviqcr2i9Xg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
Cc: WAI IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>, "Richard S. Schwerdtfeger" <schwer@us.ibm.com>, "Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken" <tsiegman@wiley.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Markus Gylling <markus.gylling@gmail.com>
Will these digital publishing roles be available for use in regular web
pages? There is a need for things like footnotes, for example, in regular
web pages, even if they're not in digital publications. I'm thinking of
footnotes with legal disclaimers, the small print about special offers,
etc. Will it be frowned-upon to use these new roles in those situations?

Paul Bohman, PhD
Director of Training, Deque Systems, Inc
703-225-0380, ext.121

On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 10:26 AM, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org> wrote:

> Dear WAI Interest Group and Digital Publishing Interest Group Participants,
> We invite you to comment on a new Working Draft of Digital Publishing
> WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 at:
>      http://www.w3.org/TR/dpub-aria-1.0/
> Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 extends WAI-ARIA 1.1 to define an
> ontology of roles, states, and properties specific to digital publishing.
> It facilitates automated processing and accessibility support by providing
> semantics that are not included in base languages such as HTML. It allows
> authors to convey structural information to assistive technologies, and to
> enable semantic navigation, styling, and interactive features used by
> readers.
> Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 is part of a suite of
> WAI-ARIA-related specifications introduced in the WAI-ARIA Overview at
> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria>.
> **For review*:*
> This version includes new roles, removed the glossterm and glossdef roles,
> changes the prefix for role names from "dpub" to "doc", and refines the
> properties for roles previously defined.
> **Comments*:*
> Please submit comments by filing an issue in the W3C ARIA GitHub
> repository, using the "dpub" label in the issue:
>    https://github.com/w3c/aria/issues/new
> or by sending mail to the publicly-archived e-mail:
>    public-dpub-aria-comments@w3.org
> by **15 January 2016**
> Development:
> Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module is developed through the Digital
> Publishing ARIA Task Force, a joint task force of the Accessible Rich
> Internet Applications Working Group and the Digital Publishing Interest
> Group. Information about the Digital Publishing ARIA Task Force Home Page
> is at: <http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/dpub-a11y-tf>
> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/dpub-a11y-tf>.
> The in-progress updates to Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 are
> available in an Editors' Draft at
> <http://w3c.github.io/aria/aria/dpub.html>
> <http://w3c.github.io/aria/aria/dpub.html>.
> URI:
> The first URIs above go to the latest version of this document. The
> "dated" version of this draft is
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-dpub-aria-1.0-20151119/>
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-dpub-aria-1.0-20151119/>. The difference
> between these URIs are explained in Referencing and Linking to WAI
> Guidelines and Technical Documents at:
> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/linking.html>
> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/linking.html>.
> Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for
> your comments.
> Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid
> cross-postings where possible.
> Regards,
> Rich Schwerdtfeger, ARIA WG Chair
> Tzviya Siegman, Digital Publishing IG Chair
> Markus Gylling, Digital Publishing IG Chair
> Michael Cooper, PFWG W3C Staff Contact
> Ivan Herman, Digital Publishing Activity Lead
Received on Sunday, 22 November 2015 22:47:58 UTC

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