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Re: full URIs of XHTML Roles such as banner, contentinfo, ...?

From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 08:18:11 -0600
To: "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Shane McCarron" <shane@aptest.com>, www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF34545766.4415F578-ON86257369.004DE8DE-86257369.004E8F3A@us.ibm.com>

Here is the list we are building of test cases. Some of these are role
explicitly.

http://esw.w3.org/topic/PF/ARIA/BestPractices/Tests

This page has test examples for the standard role values found in this
specification which the U. of Illinois Firefox plug-in exposes through
their UI :

http://test.cita.uiuc.edu/aria/nav/nav1.php

Here is an exposure of the navigation landmarks on the page from this
specification using the plug-in:

(See attached file: navlandmark.jpg)

Rich Schwerdtfeger
Distinguished Engineer, SWG Accessibility Architect/Strategist
Chair, IBM Accessibility Architecture Review  Board
blog: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/schwer


                                                                           
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                                       Re: full URIs of XHTML Roles such   
                                       as banner, contentinfo, ...?        
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           




Hi Dan,

> "This section will contain an example RDF specification for the roles
> that are defined in this document."
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-role
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-xhtml-role-20061113
>
> That suggests banner, contentinfo, etc. have corresponding
> full URIs. Is that right? If so, what are they?

That is right, and that will be http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml# with the
name appended. A new draft will be up soon that clarifies that, and that
draft will go to last call.

> p.s. I'm new to reviewing this document. The status section
> says it's "relatively mature"; are there any test cases
> I could study? Even if they're not 100% finished, I'd like to have
> a look.

WAI Aria are developing test cases, and I believe you will find some here:
http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Accessible_DHTML

Best wishes,
Steven Pemberton







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