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[Bug 13504] Automation-friendly mMarkup for flagging spelling, grammar, etc. errors and warnings

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Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 08:01:06 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13504

--- Comment #3 from Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com> 2011-08-02 08:01:05 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> HTML5 should define a standardized mechanism for marking up phrases flagged by
> a spelling checker or the like, so that content scripts or assistive technology
> could react to them intelligently. 

HTML5 includes ARIA support and ARIA support includes aria-invalid, which meets
this requirement specifically for spelling and grammar errors, and could be
extended by WAI to include syntax errors.

http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/states_and_properties#aria-invalid

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