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Re: Transition Announcement: WAI-ARIA Last Call and WAI-ARIA User Agent Implementation Guide FPWD

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 17:10:24 +0100
To: "Janina Sajka" <janina@rednote.net>, chairs@w3.org, wai-xtech@w3.org, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, HCG <w3c-html-cg@w3.org>
Cc: rubys@intertwingly.net, cwilso@microsoft.com, ed@opera.com, cam@mcc.id.au, Roland_Merrick@uk.ibm.com, steven@w3.org
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+Cc hcg

Hi Janina,

We are more than happy to review these, though the deadline is very tight.  
If we are to review it in time for our teleconference before the deadline  
(so that we can discuss it before sending our review), then we have at  
most 3 weeks for rather a long document.

Maybe we could discuss this at the HCG this week?



On Tue, 24 Feb 2009 18:33:22 +0100, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>  

> The Protocols and Formats Working Group announces the *Last Call Working
> Draft* of Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0, and the
> *First Public Working Draft* of WAI-ARIA User Agent Implementation Guide.
>     * Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0:
>       http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-wai-aria-20090224/
>     * WAI-ARIA User Agent Implementation Guide:
>       http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-wai-aria-implementation-20090224/
> Comments on these documents may be sent to public-pfwg-comments@w3.org
> <mailto:public-pfwg-comments@w3.org?Subject=Comment%20on%20WAI-ARIA%20Role>.
> Comments requiring discussion should be copied to wai-xtech@w3.org
> <mailto:wai-xtech@w3.org>. Comments should be made by *24 March 2009*.
> Comments received to date and current state of discussion may be
> accessed from the PFWG tracking page on ARIA 1.0 Last Call comments at
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/Group/track/products/12.
> The Protocols and Formats Working Group resolved to request publication
> of these documents on 18 February 2009:
> http://www.w3.org/2009/02/18-pf-minutes#item03. The Transition Request
> for WAI-ARIA User Agent Implementation Guide is archived at
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/chairs/2009JanMar/0032.html.
> Requirements for WAI-ARIA are set out in Roadmap for Accessible Rich
> Internet Applications:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-aria-roadmap-20071019/. These requirements
> do not address specific features but describe the overall problem
> WAI-ARIA sets out to solve. It is the opinion of the Working Group that
> the feature set accomplishes this.
> There have been no Formal Objections raised. Over the past year, the
> PFWG engaged with members of the HTML WG, XHTML WG, SVG WG, and TAG
> regarding how WAI-ARIA should be implemented in host languages, in a
> manner that would be interoperable between XML-based languages (e.g.,
> XHTML, SVG) and non XML-based languages (e.g., HTML 5). This required
> compromise from all parties and would have been a cause of Formal
> Objections were it not resolved.
> In light of the above, the following Working Groups are particularly
> requested to review WAI-ARIA 1.0:
>     * HTML
>     * XHTML
>     * SVG
> Patent information related to these documents may be accessed from
> http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/32212/status.
> Janina Sajka, WAI-PF Co-Chair
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