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Re: ARIA processing in host langauges

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:10:09 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vm8hmae=Gif7Nd2JCxvABvqeboHyVjfHv1GHBjKB1BHsA@mail.gmail.com>
To: cooper@w3.org
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Mike,
no problem, give us a shout if you need any help.

best regards
Steve

On 28 January 2012 16:59, <cooper@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi Steve et al - just confirming I see this as on my plate, took a look at
> it yesterday and think I know how to proceed, will write it up next week
> when I'm back in the office. Would be very helpful to work with you on
> that, if you want to send me some time off list you're available to talk
> by phone we can arrange that, or if you'd just like me to send you a draft
> I can do that too. Michael
>
> >
> > Michael was supposed to do this for states and properties as it is a
> > little
> > more complicated than roles.
> >
> > For example, HTML 5 booleans are not like ARIA booleans. Michael had text
> > for that he was working on in the face to face in San Diego.
> >
> > e.g. HTML 5 you have the checked attribute on an element, which is a
> > boolean, without a value indicating it is true. for ARIA you must have
> > checked="true"
> >
> > Michael, please work with Steve.
> >
> > Rich
> >
> >
> > Rich Schwerdtfeger
> >
> >
> >
> > From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
> > To:   HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>,
> > Cc:   Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM@IBMUS, James Craig
> >             <jcraig@apple.com>
> > Date: 01/27/2012 04:35 AM
> > Subject:      ARIA processing in host langauges
> >
> >
> >
> > In section 7. Implementation in Host Languages of WAI-ARIA 1.0
> > It states that
> >
> > "User Agent processing for roles is defined in the WAI-ARIA User Agent
> > Implementation Guide [ARIA-IMPLEMENTATION]." [1]
> >
> > while for aria-* attributes it states:
> >
> > "When these attributes appear in a document instance, the attributes will
> > be processed as defined in this specification." [1]
> >
> > Why are the processing rules defined in the UA gudie for role, but not
> for
> > aria-* ?
> >
> >
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/host_languages#host_general_role
> > [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/host_languages#host_general_attrs
> >
> > --
> > with regards
> >
> > Steve Faulkner
> > Technical Director - TPG
> >
> > www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
> > www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
> > HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
> > dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
> > Web Accessibility Toolbar -
> > www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
> >
>
>


-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
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