W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > August 2009

Re: ARIA integration in HTML 5

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2009 14:45:51 +0200
To: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "HTMLWG WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uxzb6ps7wxe0ny@pc162.lan028.oslo.opera.com>
On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:50:01 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:

> On Jun 26, 2009, at 11:53, Steven Faulkner wrote:
>
>> ARIA integration in HTML 5, to date there is no mention of ARIA in the
>> HTML 5 spec, I understand that the editor is waiting for ARIA last
>> call comments before proceeding, but there is already  1 complete
>> implementation in IE 8 and 1 pretty much complete implementation in
>> Firefox, while many of the features of HTML 5 have not been
>> implemented in any browsers as yet, so i don't understand why work
>> cannot start.
>
> Is there now a spec that is detailed enough so that Opera and WebKit can  
> follow without reverse engineering either IE8 or Firefox and  
> interoperate with IE8 and Firefox? That is, what's the status of the  
> Implementor's Guide?

In our opinion there is sufficient information that we are further  
developing our ARIA support. While we do not think the spec is finished,  
we don't think HTML5 is finished either - but there is enough to be  
working.

cheers

Chaals

-- 
Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
     je parle français -- hablo español -- jeg lærer norsk
http://my.opera.com/chaals       Try Opera: http://www.opera.com
Received on Saturday, 1 August 2009 10:46:54 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 9 May 2012 00:16:43 GMT