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Re: aria test files using html4 doctype

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 20:13:22 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEhSh3fhwJMpdNU2We2WErpmqD_wGG_X4GpV8f1YMmvK4XoGiA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
Cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 8:02 PM, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org> wrote:
> We made an explicit decision to do ARIA testing using HTML 4.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/CR-wai-aria-20110118/#sotd_exit
> The technical folks can give a better explanation of the reasons. My
> recollection was we wanted to test on a stable host language in which ARIA
> is "unknown" so we could focus solely on user agent behaviour.

Is this something we can revisit?

Can we not just fork the tests as part of HTML5 testing?

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Tuesday, 24 April 2012 19:14:17 UTC

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