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Re: the market hasn't spoken - it hasn't bothered to listened [was Re: fear of "invisible metadata"]

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 02:53:45 +0200
To: "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "'HTML WG'" <public-html@w3.org>, wai-xtech@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tulwrvvfwxe0ny@pc052.coreteam.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 27 Jun 2007 22:00:05 +0200, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Jun 2007 21:29:12 +0200, Aaron Leventhal  
> <aaronlev@moonset.net> wrote:
>> Yes, you can actually do things like <span role="wairole:menuitem"> or  
>> <div role="main">
> Oh. That's great. It makes it a lot simpler to allow in HTML -- we  
> simply drop the namespaces altogether and use naming conventions. This  
> is exactly why I expected reverse engineering to have to take place --  
> the implementation is not 1:1 per spec. :-)

Note that like HTML 5, the ARIA work is still in working draft - because  
some issues are not completely resolved yet. The PF working group (who are  
specifying it) listen on the public wai-xtech@w3.org list...



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