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Re: ARIA style sheet

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 04:34:12 +0100
To: "Chris Blouch" <chris.blouch@corp.aol.com>, "'W3C WAI-XTECH'" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.upt6uhnt64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:54:38 +0100, Chris Blouch  
<chris.blouch@corp.aol.com> wrote:
> Why didn't we think of this before? Matt Machell had the bright idea  
> that we should apply aria attributes to a page using the same css  
> selector process we use for styling. Something like this:
>
> #first {
>   role: slider;
>   described-by: #second;
>   value-min: 10;
>   value-max: 30;
> }
>
> He then went on to write 12 lines of JQuery script to implement the  
> technique. See
>
> http://www.kryogenix.org/days/2009/02/22/a-wai-aria-stylesheet
>
> This just seems like  an infinitely useful solution that ought to be  
> developed and implemented native in the browsers.

CSS is optional, ARIA affects meaning of the page to a certain extend, so  
this seems like the wrong approach.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
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