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Call for Review: Updated WAI-ARIA Specification

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 16:50:34 -0500
Message-ID: <489A1CAA.1080803@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Dear WAI Interest Group Participants

The Protocols and Formats Working Group invites you to comment on the following updated document published 6 August 2008:
* Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 Working Draft
   http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/

WAI-ARIA defines a way to make Web content and Web applications more accessible to people with disabilities. It especially helps with dynamic content and advanced user interface controls developed with Ajax (also known as AJAX), HTML, JavaScript, and related technologies.

For an introduction to WAI-ARIA and links to related documents for Web site developers, please see:
* WAI-ARIA Overview
   http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria
* WAI-ARIA FAQ
   http://www.w3.org/WAI/aria/faq

The Working Group particularly seeks feedback on host language embedding, that is, how ARIA is implemented in HTML, XHTML, SVG, and other host languages. This is defined in section 6 "Implementation in Host Languages" and section 7 "Quality Assurance". Please send any comments
* by 3 September 2008 to
   public-pfwg-comments@w3.org

For more information, see:
* How WAI Develops Accessibility Guidelines through the W3C Process
   http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/w3c-process
* Protocols and Formats Working Group
   http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/

Note: Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid cross-postings where possible.

Thank you in advance for your comments.

Regards,
Shawn Henry, W3C WAI
On behalf of:
Al Gilman, Chair of PFWG


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