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Re: activedescendant vs activedescendent

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2007 13:25:34 -0800
Message-ID: <824e742c0712091325s7983c32dub3ad8e32805de1e4@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
Cc: "Alexander Surkov" <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>, dev-accessibility@lists.mozilla.org, wai-xtech@w3.org

Could we consider changing it in the spec so it isn't misspelled?

Loretta

On Dec 9, 2007 10:39 AM, Gregory J. Rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net> wrote:
> aloha, alexander!
>
> since the gecko implementation is based on the syntax of the ARIA
> documents, and the ARIA documents use a terminal "e":
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/aria-state/#activedescendent
>
> activedesencdent with a terminal e is correct -- marco and/or aaron --
> is anyone tasked with taking the gecko implementation and checking it
> for consistency with the syntax used in the ARIA specifications?  (for
> example, labeledby versus labelledby -- a common error)
>
> when in doubt implementing use the syntax in the specification -- that's
> what it's there for -- to define the standard to be implemented
>
> gregory.
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> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>
> To: dev-accessibility@lists.mozilla.org
> Sent: Sun, 9 Dec 2007 09:45:44 -0800 (PST)
> Subject: activedescendant vs activedescendent
>
> > ARIA has state activedescendEnt (http://www.w3.org/TR/aria-state/
> > #activedescendent) but in Gecko we use activedescendAnt (http://
> > lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla/source/accessible/src/base/
> > nsARIAPropertyList.h#41). Which of these is correct?
> >
> > Alexander.
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