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re: ARIA document conformance matrix

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 12:56:34 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80908210456k454ef53bre7ddfef9a91198ab@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@exchange.microsoft.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
hi all,
 As discussed in yeserdays HTML WG meet [1] (and previously), I was assigned
an action, but it does not appear to be in the tracker as yet. I have made a
start on a table (matrix?) that shows mapping of HTML 5 elements to ARIA
roles and the MSAA API (chosen as an example API) and provides indications
of what roles and states should be considered conforming for HTML 5 document
authoring purposes. plus notes on why.

I ended up creating a document in a format that is quite different from
henri's (http://hsivonen.iki.fi/aria-html5-bis/) (mainly because, i found
the format difficult to work with).

http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/misc/ARIA/html5-elements1.html
*PLEASE NOTE*
*This is a very early draft, much of the content is missing.*
*None of the content has any consensus or has been reviewed by anybody.*
*It is subject to complete change.*

I am not looking for feedback on any of the document conformance suggestions
at this time, what I would appreciate is feedback on the format that the
content is in, is it understandable? is it a workable format for providing
the detail required?

[1] http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/html-wg/20090820#l-405

with regards
stevef
Received on Friday, 21 August 2009 11:57:17 GMT

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