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Re: ARIA States and Properties Meeting

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 15:35:18 +0200
To: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "David Woolley" <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>, www-svg@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, public-xhtml2@w3.org, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, w3c-html-cg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t0peo4qf64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 24 Oct 2007 15:29:48 +0200, Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>  as HTML doesn't support namespaces.
>
> Given that context, it is fair to talk about the reasons why HTML5 does  
> not currently support namespaces, and the consequences (both positive  
> and negative) to that state of affairs; but it is not fair to state it  
> as if it were a foregone conclusion.

The point is that HTML currently doesn't support namespaces and that ARIA  
is a solution for current HTML, not HTML5. If HTML5 were to be supported  
by all vendors ARIA would not even be needed.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Wednesday, 24 October 2007 13:36:08 GMT

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