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Re: ARIA and CURIE "clarification"

From: Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 03:25:47 +0900
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080612182545.GC6754@sideshowbarker>
Thanks Gregory

feeding the Tracker.. this relates to issue-51 "WAI-ARIA
dependency on Role Attribute Module, which takes Curie values.
problem for implementations?"

  --Mike

"Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>, 2008-06-12 18:51 +0100:

> 
> <quote 
> cite="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2008Jun/att-0048/nameFromProposal.html#implementation"
> 
> ARIA roles are applied to an element with the "role" attribute. This 
> attribute is derived from the XHTML Role Attribute Module 
> [XHTML-ROLES] but is not technically an actual usage of that 
> specification. As in the XHTML Role Attribute Module, this attribute 
> is in no namespace. However, values of the attribute are not CURIEs 
> [CURIE], but simply strings.
> 
> The role attribute indicates what type of object the element 
> represents. The value of this attribute is the name of a role in 
> this specification (including roles defined in the XHTML Role 
> Attribute Module that are imported into the ARIA specification - 
> see Landmark Roles inherited from the XHTML Role Attribute Module).
> 
> </quote>
> 
> <quote 
> cite="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2008Jun/att-0048/nameFromProposal.html#roleattribute_inherits">
> 
> 4.4.6.  Landmark Roles Inherited from the XHTML Role Attribute Module
> 
> This section includes roles imported from the XHTML Role Attribute 
> Module [XHTML-ROLES, Section 4]. These roles are included here in 
> order to make them clearly part of the ARIA Role taxonomy. Role 
> descriptions are taken from the description provided in the XHTML 
> Role Attribute Module. 
> 
> Roles in this section include:
> 
>     * article
>     * banner
>     * complementary
>     * contentinfo
>     * main
>     * navigation
>     * search
> </quote>
> 
> 
> References:
>  * XHTML Role Module: http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-role
>  * CURIEs: http://www.w3.org/TR/curie
>  * ARIA (public editors' version): http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/aria
> 

-- 
Michael(tm) Smith
http://people.w3.org/mike/
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