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Re: [SVG 1.2T LC] lose the 'aria:' in role attribute examples using WAI-ARIA roles (ISSUE-2075)

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 20:27:59 -0400
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To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>


On 9 Oct 2008, at 1:33 AM, Doug Schepers wrote:

> Hi, Al-
>
> Comments inline...
>
> Al Gilman wrote (on 9/28/08 4:47 PM):
>>
>> Reference: string-search for all instances of 'aria:' in
>> the one-page version of the 15 September 2008 draft
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-SVGMobile12-20080915/single-page.html
>>
>> Repair may be implemented by removing the initial substring  
>> 'aria:' from
>> the indicated symbols.
>
> I've removed all the offending prefixes. [1]
>
> This does raise another question, [removed for separate response]

>> Now, WAI-ARIA is a work in progress, but that is the current state of
>> our host-language implementation approach and I don't expect that  
>> part
>> to change.
>>
>> As these role names appear in an informative capacity in examples, I
>> don't believe this change affects conformance to the subject spec  
>> and so
>> should not upset the implementation report status.
>
> Nope, no problem.

This disposition satisfies my comment.  Thank you.

Al

>
>
> [1] http://dev.w3.org/SVG/profiles/1.2T/publish/
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-role/
> [3] http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab/
>
> Regards-
> -Doug Schepers
> W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs
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