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Re: Implying rb for accessibility (was RE: HTML5 and ruby

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 10:38:53 +0900
Message-ID: <4F1CBA2D.8010602@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
CC: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, "CJK discussion (public-i18n-cjk@w3.org)" <public-i18n-cjk@w3.org>
On 2012/01/22 7:07, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> Koji Ishii, Sat, 21 Jan 2012 15:17:24 -0500:

>> And the world
>> becomes even friendlier to them if HTML5 implies rb tag when omitted.
>
> Why? Instead of auto-generating<rb>  in the DOM, why not make<rb>
> obligatory?

We are already trying hard to get <rb> accepted. If we propose that it 
be required, I think this will become even harder. While there are a lot 
of sites with <rb>, there are also a lot of sites without, and these 
would suddenly become invalid.

Regards,    Martin.
Received on Monday, 23 January 2012 01:39:30 GMT

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