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ARIA Elements Support Markup [Was: Agenda: HTML-A11Y Media Subteam ...]

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 13:11:55 -0400
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: "'Silvia Pfeiffer'" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "'James Craig'" <jcraig@apple.com>
Message-ID: <20110525171155.GC1090@sonata.rednote.net>
John Foliot writes:
> Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> > 
> > > agenda+ Paused Media: Continuing Discussion
> > 
> > And on this point, it would be good to get people's opinions/feedback
> > on http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html- a11y/2011May/0466.html
> There *may* be some issues/problems with our scheme, ... At issue is how the text that
> aria-describedby is subsequently processed - does it retain its markup

Good news confirmed today in the PF telecon ...

ARIA elements retain their markup. ARIA attributes do not.

So, we're good from that perspective.



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