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Re: HTML 5.2 and accessible pages

From: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:11:30 +0200
To: "Richard Schwerdtfeger" <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "HTML WG (public-html" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.yj6hhgbzs7agh9@widsith.local>
On Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:23:09 +0200, Richard Schwerdtfeger  
<schwer@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> What is new regarding that in this 5.2 draft?

So far, nothing that isn't in the HTML 5.1 CR. This is a First Public  
Working Draft, so we can ship 5.1 and work on an improved version.

cheers

Chaals

>    Rich
>  Sent from my iPad using IBM Verse
>  On Jul 6, 2016, 5:32:35 AM, chaals@yandex-team.ru wrote:
>  From: chaals@yandex-team.ru
>   To: schwer@us.ibm.com, public-html@w3.org
>   Cc:
>   Date: Jul 6, 2016 5:32:35 AM
>   Subject: HTML 5.2 and accessible pages
>     In another thread Rich wrote:
>    > I see this is designed to provide semantic-level scripting and  
> markup
>    > for accessibility: "This specification is limited to providing a
>    > semantic-level markup language and associated semantic-level  
> scripting
>    > APIs for authoring accessible pages on the Web ranging from static
>    > documents to dynamic applications.”
>    > Can you point to sections on this in the FPWD?
>    It says that HTML provides a markup language, and APIs, *for authoring
>    accessible pages*. Rather than being purely accessibility directed,  
> it is
>    meant to enable making pages and applications - and in particular,  
> making
>    pages and applications that are accessible.
>    The markup and APIs are what HTML is made of, and that fills much of  
> the
>    document.
>    Markup such as lists, headings, basic forms, and so on all enable
>    authoring accessible pages.
>    Markup such as ARIA, included in HTML, enables this for various  
> dynamic
>    applications.
>    APIs provide access to much of the underlying information, which also
>    makes it possible to produce accessible pages and applications.
>    cheers
>    Chaals
>    --
>    Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
>     chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com


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