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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 20:17:52 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1Q8I7s-0005Uk-Op@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv21097

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
apply wg decision (whatwg r5977)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.4804
retrieving revision 1.4805
diff -u -d -r1.4804 -r1.4805
--- Overview.html	8 Apr 2011 19:20:27 -0000	1.4804
+++ Overview.html	8 Apr 2011 20:17:48 -0000	1.4805
@@ -636,7 +636,7 @@
        <li><a href="#paragraphs"><span class="secno">3.2.5.3 </span>Paragraphs</a></ol></li>
      <li><a href="#requirements-relating-to-bidirectional-algorithm-formatting-characters"><span class="secno">3.2.6 </span>Requirements relating to bidirectional-algorithm formatting
   characters</a></li>
-     <li><a href="#annotations-for-assistive-technology-products-aria"><span class="secno">3.2.7 </span>Annotations for assistive technology products (ARIA)</a></ol></li>
+     <li><a href="#wai-aria"><span class="secno">3.2.7 </span>WAI-ARIA</a></ol></li>
    <li><a href="#apis-in-html-documents"><span class="secno">3.3 </span>APIs in HTML documents</a></li>
    <li><a href="#interactions-with-xpath-and-xslt"><span class="secno">3.4 </span>Interactions with XPath and XSLT</a></li>
    <li><a href="#dynamic-markup-insertion"><span class="secno">3.5 </span>Dynamic markup insertion</a>
@@ -8450,8 +8450,9 @@
   preserve whitespace. <a href="#refsXML">[XML]</a><p class="note">There is no way to serialize the <code title="attr-xml-space">xml:space</code> attribute on <a href="#html-elements">HTML
   elements</a> in the <code><a href="#text-html">text/html</a></code> syntax.<hr><p>To enable assistive technology products to expose a more
   fine-grained interface than is otherwise possible with HTML elements
-  and attributes, a set of <a href="#annotations-for-assistive-technology-products-aria">annotations for assistive technology
-  products</a> can be specified (the ARIA <code title="attr-aria-role">role</code> and <code title="attr-aria-*">aria-*</code> attributes).<h5 id="the-id-attribute"><span class="secno">3.2.3.1 </span>The <dfn title="attr-id"><code>id</code></dfn> attribute</h5><p>The <code title="attr-id"><a href="#the-id-attribute">id</a></code> attribute specifies its
+  and attributes, a set of <a href="#wai-aria" title="WAI-ARIA">annotations for
+  assistive technology products</a> can be specified (the ARIA
+  <code title="attr-aria-role">role</code> and <code title="attr-aria-*">aria-*</code> attributes).<h5 id="the-id-attribute"><span class="secno">3.2.3.1 </span>The <dfn title="attr-id"><code>id</code></dfn> attribute</h5><p>The <code title="attr-id"><a href="#the-id-attribute">id</a></code> attribute specifies its
   element's <dfn id="concept-id" title="concept-id">unique identifier (ID)</dfn>. The
   value must be unique amongst all the IDs in the element's <a href="#home-subtree">home
   subtree</a> and must contain at least one character. The value
@@ -9741,7 +9742,7 @@
   prefer to use the <code title="attr-dir"><a href="#the-dir-attribute">dir</a></code> attribute, the
   <code><a href="#the-bdo-element">bdo</a></code> element, and the <code><a href="#the-bdi-element">bdi</a></code> element, rather
   than maintaining the bidirectional-algorithm formatting characters
-  manually.<h4 id="annotations-for-assistive-technology-products-aria"><span class="secno">3.2.7 </span><dfn>Annotations for assistive technology products</dfn> (ARIA)</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/109">ISSUE-109</a> (aria-section-title) and <a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/129">ISSUE-129</a> (aria-mapping) block progress to Last Call</span><p>Authors may use the ARIA <code title="attr-aria-role">role</code>
+  manually.<h4 id="wai-aria"><span class="secno">3.2.7 </span><dfn>WAI-ARIA</dfn></h4><p>Authors may use the ARIA <code title="attr-aria-role">role</code>
   and <code title="attr-aria-*">aria-*</code> attributes on <a href="#html-elements">HTML
   elements</a>, in accordance with the requirements described in
   the ARIA specifications, except where these conflict with the
@@ -10093,6 +10094,17 @@
 
   </table><div class="impl">
 
+<!-- EDITORIAL: this paragraph is redundant with WAI-ARIA and doesn't really make any sense anyway; see bug 9437 -->
+  <p>The WAI-ARIA specification neither requires or forbids user
+  agents from enhancing native presentation and interaction behaviors
+  on the basis of WAI- ARIA markup. Even mainstream user agents might
+  choose to expose metadata or navigational features directly or via
+  user-installed extensions; for example, exposing required form
+  fields or landmark navigation. User agents are encouraged to
+  maximize their usefulness to users, including users without
+  disabilities.</p>
+<!-- EDITORIAL -->
+
   <p>Conformance checkers are encouraged to phrase errors such that
   authors are encouraged to use more appropriate elements rather than
   remove accessibility annotations. For example, if an <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code>
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