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RE: Call for Consensus (CfC); Alt

From: Léonie Watson <lwatson@paciellogroup.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2014 17:23:17 +0100
To: <janina@rednote.net>, "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <004501cf88b6$1e51b390$5af51ab0$@paciellogroup.com>
Janina Sajka wrote:
"This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the HTML-A11Y Task Force to approve
publication of a heartbeat draft of "Using ARIA in HTML," as requested by
the document editor in:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Jun/0026.html"

I support this CFC. Props to Steve and his co-editors for another useful
document.

Léonie.

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Léonie Watson - Senior accessibility engineer
@LeonieWatson @PacielloGroup

-----Original Message-----
From: janina@rednote.net [mailto:janina@rednote.net] 
Sent: 13 June 2014 18:04
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force
Subject: Call for Consensus (CfC); Alt

Colleagues:

This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the HTML-A11Y Task Force to approve
publication of a heartbeat draft of "Using ARIA in HTML," as requested by
the document editor in:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Jun/0026.html

A concurrent CfC is forthcoming in the PFWG.

Background Information

Thanks to Mark Sadecki for gathering the following relevant background data
on this publication request.

Stabilized Heartbeat Draft:
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/aria-in-html/2014-06-24-HB-draft.html

Bugs resolved since last publication:
http://j.mp/1l2o6XI
OR
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/buglist.cgi?bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=RE
OPENED&bug_status=RESOLVED&bug_status=CLOSED&chfieldfrom=2013-10-03&chfieldt
o=2014-06-10&component=+Using%20ARIA%20in%20HTML&list_id=39139&product=HTML%
20WG&query_format=advanced

Diff since last publication:
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/aria-in-html/CH-aria-in-html-20140624.html

## Notable Additions

* Fourth rule of ARIA use
    * Do not use role="presentation" or aria-hidden="true" on a
    * focusable element.
* Fifth rule of ARIA use
    * All interactive elements must have an accessible name.
    * Clarifications to 2.11  Using ARIA role=application
	 
ACTION TO TAKE

According to agreed HTML-A11Y Task Force Consensus Procedures [1], this CfC
is now open for objection, comment, as well as statements of support via
email. Silence will be interpreted as support, though messages of support
are certainly welcome.

If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later than
Close of Business Boston Time, Friday 20 June.

Janina

[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/consensus-procedures


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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair,	Protocols & Formats	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
	Indie UI			http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/

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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair,	Protocols & Formats	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
	Indie UI			http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
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