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Re: Opening thoughts on WAI-ARIA in HTML5

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 10:18:50 +0300
Message-Id: <208F165D-C281-4FCC-9ED6-2A973023BC93@iki.fi>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
To: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>

On Jul 18, 2007, at 23:45, Al Gilman wrote:

> The working group likes the idea of having built in semantics in HTML
> and in particular would prefer to have common document elements, such
> as widgets built in to the markup. This reduces download size and the
> effort required to make a web page accessible. For these reasons, we
> would promote the use of such markup over the ARIA approach. That
> said, we do believe that HTML 5 will not incorporate document
> elements for all those included in the ARIA role taxonomy nor will it
> include all the states and properties.

I've created a table of built-in role coverage:
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/html5-roles/

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Thursday, 19 July 2007 07:19:38 GMT

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