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

From: Martijn <martijn.martijn@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 05:36:45 +0200
Message-ID: <6c97b8b10706272036u1397a61qa3058f75aee61eb7@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "Aaron Leventhal" <aaronlev@moonset.net>, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "John Foliot" <foliot@wats.ca>, "Gregory J.Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, wai-xtech@w3.org, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

2007/6/27, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>:
>
> On Wed, 27 Jun 2007 14:53:51 +0200, Aaron Leventhal <aaronlev@moonset.net>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > Why do you say role has to be reverse engineered?
> >
> > W3C docs:
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/aria-role/
> >
> > Firefox docs:
> > http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/ARIA:_Accessible_Rich_Internet_Applications
>
> While I haven't looked into it in depth, I would expect that reverse
> engineering the implementation in combination with reading the
> documentation would lead to more interoperable implementations (and find
> bugs in the documentation) than merely implementing the spec.
>
> > Also, role can be used in HTML in Firefox.
>
> Oh, sure, you can use MathML and SVG in HTML in Firefox too, if you
> rebuild the DOM afterwards with scripting... Or am I missing something?
> Can namespaced role=""s be used text/html in Firefox without scripting?

Might be doable with xbl, not sure.

Regards,
Martijn

> > [...]
>
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> Simon Pieters
> Opera Software
>
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