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Re: Integration of HTM

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2010 14:25:36 -0800
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <5649240A-17A9-4E1E-980F-1024CC438145@apple.com>
To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>

On Feb 3, 2010, at 1:53 PM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:

> Ian, others,
> 
> We are working on canvas accessibility for the shadow DOM and I am working with the Mozilla team on the shadow DOM approach with some sample code from Microsoft. 
> 
> As we discussed, the use of media query of alternative content I am working to pull over a standard set of attributes from the IMS Access For All specification. It was suggested that we preface these with an aria-, however these are not part of the aria specification and preceding these with an aria- dash would not give credit to the IMS Access For All effort. 
> 
> I raised the suggestion that these be preceded with afa- but we agreed this would require agreement from the working group. 
> 
> For example, one attribute would be AdaptationType and we would define an equivalent CSS Media query property for it. 
> 
> What's the group on using afa- to preamble each attribute name? ... or should we just include the attributes without the afa-? 
> 
> As was requested they would not be limited to canvas content selection and at the moment I see no naming conflicts with existing HTML 5 attributes. 
> 

If the idea is to propose CSS media query properties, then they should be proposed to the CSS WG. I am not sure why we would need or want any markup attributes related to specific CSS media query properties, but if we do, then it's probably best to name and design them after they are defined at the CSS level because we'd want to align on the name.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 3 February 2010 22:26:09 UTC

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