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Re: Week 10/11: Staged WHATWG patches for HTML5.1 - translatable attributes

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 09:35:36 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vn3MrBi4z3MdXFgDwYUiD2V49tWqKFEGrgTp5Kdf7raeg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
thanks Silvia,

in regards to this patch to HTMl 5.1:

* Create list of translatable attributes.
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/b6583cc99a0dde2b1894b99ac3a47a7686504b54
>

Think we should co-ordinate with  ARIA people on this as there are several
aria attributes such as aria-label that it may be appropriate to have taken
into account as translatable attributes.



with regards

SteveF <http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html>
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On 18 March 2013 08:19, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi again,
>
> This week the following WHATWG patches up to and inc commit 7759 [1] have
> been cherry-picked into the W3C HTML specification (master branch) for
> HTML5.1. This takes us to WHATWG patches up to 17th March 2013 (i.e. we are
> up-to-date).
>
> You can see the actually committed patches here:
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commits/master (18th March).
>
> From the last two weeks, the following patches were cherry-picked patches
> address the following:
>
> * document.open() legacy hack for compat : Type argument to Document.open
> needs to allow "replace" as an alias for "text/html"
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/02bae6c5e7447b9aa24d57d257f958f6b9bd468a
> ffaf02e910e658ec3e938fdc634f95363603c9f1 (7729)
>
> * clean up IDL on Document.execCommand with optional arguments
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/0cdb68de9b9941f75dd09ff738055bfc361a8343
> 8cc0f0454e92ea5b2e9823f69c72e3ec0914a6db (7734)
>
> * added comment about constructor of DragEvent, which isn't really useful
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/fecdddfd3f780ab83233461f870db894438f3afe
> 4af5f775b1c8b743dc7e7d8dc30d2bc0adf1222a (7735)
>
> * HTMLTableRowElement.insertCell to use 'optional long index = -1' instead
> of implying missing == -1 in prose
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/bcc5b6ab0b28a924f1e6f7854d0f47830a38d4d4
> 65b35c6c290f030ff808b6f3edc1e87d19528776 (7736)
>
> * pass the WindowProxy object of the Window object on which
> setTimeout/setInterval was called, instead of passing undefined
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/232c32df34485950513e396d47952e216b72f501
> ed103cd26bb7cd47ee9e68186d8bb35b5a8dd517 (7737)
>
> * Don't add a new history position when doing document.open
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/7700dadd90546ef975657cf68c40aaad2dddab97
> 5d43fe653ee1496259e27ab5e76f6ec647a47d26 (7738)
> Closes https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18205
>
> * Explain “proleptic Gregorian calendar” and “proleptic-Gregorian date”
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/509fb2ceefcf95a278713733752ce314c7f7b0fa
> 619e5c439b741d46742a8c3afb80e3b42a5601b8 (7740)
> 51ddb61ee7cd11894e5e97c50285e9f7bd4919c9 (7741)
>
> * Media elements: Try to make ordering of media events even more
> well-defined.
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/d8879cea674fd6a340864918c96f38f626765197
> d102d776628910bcdf5161b85ce8ad2b1653f493 (7743)
>
> * Create list of translatable attributes.
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/b6583cc99a0dde2b1894b99ac3a47a7686504b54
> f6575f316afa11a9930b22cf9684b89c330ca5b0 (7745)
>
> * Default navigator.language to 'en' instead of null.
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/3721a066aca041a80ee35e325f49b31773955780
> 1d01b673b60d83d667158f919b217b60513e736c (7746)
>
> *  navigator.product is needed for Web compat and needs to be set to
> "Gecko"
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/0dc65fd72dedd8e038470789b213ab06d14b3cc3
> f827c4bcbe2ea4ee223089c335b0246983cdcd25 (7747)
> Closes https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20665
>
> * Reverse the set of cross-references amongst what an element in the DOM
> “represents” to remove some ambiguity.
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/cc14e88b6c88498aba39ee62bcb5fccb286aecd2
> 8ef5b13146f030ec27476d2bebe3251d9f61e936 (7750)
>
> *  Add some error handling to form submit() with constraints.
> https://github.com/w3c/html/11348c3f532fc9d78f419d70871bcdea27640704
> 92e3121c96b1731169c3bd7a3dc8aafc0146ffd7 (7752)
>
> * Add an 'invalid' event sent to the _form_ when submission fails due to
> form validation. (The normative parts of this change were accidentally put
> in the previous checkin, sorry.)
> https://github.com/w3c/html/c81d443f956ae7b86a489cef085dff6289d13d77
> 0e0f5fddb9f83113e70d5a9a9e8021fe26725189 (7753)
> be98cb8af4e28cbf6d0173f1e5ac780bdd401afb (7754)
>
> * Try to define when document.open() doesn't work more precisely.
> https://github.com/w3c/html/cd36e1deb09a229a753f71872f955d722cfa6c9f
> 3e39c72b5e755187ae33845544ae6bfc095fa639 (7757)
> Closes https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17077
>
> * Allow custom properties on Location objects to work for the Document
> whose Location object it originally was.
> https://github.com/w3c/html/510cc4c0e85089518691769ecdc2c8d5d7c953fb
> ccc6d60bfac28360277c3074aaf1876866ec369a (7758)
> https://github.com/w3c/html/0dc7557ab7bd67da679381de83b18743bb503962
> 062f131feffe0d6ca890dc21a445228c951b78bd (7759)
>
>
>
> Editorial changes:
> * typo in Anne’s name in reference
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/82dddacee926cb8cbb5ab8259c615992d4feef50
> e9ab810ae57f83c8aa8af36572d1bea442230317 (7730)
>
> * Cleanup (line and markers, FORK markers)
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/6b00cfa048414cbe68964c01999aa86d7bce6a24
> acbd2f4d284f8036ba06a857237af8af6a03b433 (7744)
>
> * Remove a fork from WHATWG spec wrt constructor for Audio & Img element
> (WHATWG caught up with our fix).
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/5f8c5acc8657317184c0eafb8be336cc3da2b888
> cd23be9e598ac1b4bf48c931dd5a0c4dbced8501 (7751) (Audio)
> b7dbf207c9f3fc6419d7916cf8ab2ffa5f8b4315 (7756) (Audio)
> 04bac360c33e39fecddc6a5282c56121eca71023 (7755) (Img)
>
>
>
> Change to Microdata:
> * Instead of overriding namedItem() calls, shadow them, so both
> HTMLCollection.prototype.namedItem and HTMLCollection.namedItem work.
> Also note: https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17161 for
> removal of legacycaller from HTMLPropertiesCollection.
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/82c990a7ef7b7c71ecf5aa739388fbacf8adc898
> 7c5d46081ffeeb4d8c2fe07ed9ec67cf31924f39 (7739)
> Closes https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18195
>
>
> Note that I also cherry-picked changes to the TextTrack API and WebVTT,
> but will make a separate post on this.
>
> Please register a bug or reply to this email if you would like to see any
> of the patches backported to HTML5.0 CR or have any other issues with the
> applied patches. Note that no patches were picked for HTML5.0 CR.
>
> Best Regards,
> Silvia.
>
> [1] http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=7758&to=7759
>
>
>
>
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