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From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:58:06 +0000
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To: Marjolein Katsma <iamback4now@yahoo.com>
CC: PFWG Public Comments <public-pfwg-comments@w3.org>
Dear Marjolein Katsma:

Thank you for your comments on the 16 September 2010 Working Draft of
WAI-ARIA 1.0 Authoring Practices
(http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-wai-aria-practices-20100916/). The Protocols
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Janina Sajka, PFWG Chair
Michael Cooper, PFWG Staff Contact

Comment 356: Syntax and textual errors in 'WAI-ARIA 1.0 Authoring Practices' code samples
Date: 2011-05-10
Archived at: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-pfwg-comments/2011AprJun/0001.html
Relates to: WAI-ARIA 1.0 Authoring Practices -  Miscellaneous XHTML Section Roles <http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-wai-aria-practices-20100916/#misc_xhtml2_roles>
Status: Accepted proposal

Your comment:
While I realize that the official commenting period is over, I just
stumbled over some syntax errors and a textual error in  some code samples
of 'WAI-ARIA 1.0 Authoring Practices' (W3C Working Draft 16 September

All are in section  Miscellaneous XHTML Section Roles. -
specifically the section discussing the 'definition' role.

1. (text) Example of an inline definition with an explicit labelledby
'or ' after <span role="definition" aria-labelledby"placebo"> should be

2. (syntax - same example)
The equals sign after 'aria-labelledby' is missing.

3. (syntax) The following is an example using a definition list:
<dt id="homily>homily</dt> misses a closing quotation mark on the id.

I hope these may be of help - even if late ;)
(Please note I did not proofread the document, these just jumped to my eye
when I was reading this section seeking some guidance for Aria markup  for
a definition list.)

Response from the Working Group:
We have made these edits.
Received on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 14:58:07 UTC

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