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@role in SVG (was: SVGT1.2: The <style> element)

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 07:42:12 -0400
Message-ID: <4704D194.7080808@w3.org>
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

Hi, Dave-

Dave Raggett wrote (on 10/4/2007 7:10 AM):
> I also find class to be useful for creating rich web applications, e.g. 
> for a slide presentation, class makes it easy for the associated script 
> to distinguish which g elements are intended as slides. The XHTML role 
> attribute provides for a more robust solution and would be a valuable 
> addition to future versions of SVGT.
> See http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-role/

I've found exactly the same thing (and for exactly the same example ;) 
).  I strongly agree with this, and have put this issue on our agenda. 
It's especially interesting in light of the ARIA work and the 
discussions about HTML5.

-Doug Schepers
W3C Staff Contact, SVG, CDF, and WebAPI
Received on Thursday, 4 October 2007 11:42:27 UTC

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