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Re: ARIA integration in HTML 5

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:52:03 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80906260652y599df8deg800684bce2fb3d9f@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
microsoft provides documentation on its ARIA implementation
Mapping ARIA Roles, States, and Properties to UI Automation
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc891505(VS.85).aspx

ARIA Implementation Guide for AT Vendors: Internet Explorer 8
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd565617(VS.85).aspx

regards
stevef

2009/6/26 Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>:
> 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?
>
> (For those who haven't read the main ARIA spec: The ARIA spec itself doesn't
> cover UA implementation.)
>
> --
> Henri Sivonen
> hsivonen@iki.fi
> http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
>
>
>



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Steve Faulkner
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