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Re: ARIA States and Properties Meeting

From: Anthony Grasso <anthony.grasso@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 17:41:59 +1000
Message-ID: <471EF747.8030107@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
CC: www-svg@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, public-xhtml2@w3.org, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, w3c-html-cg@w3.org


David Woolley wrote:
> 
>> D. For long term consideration: Should the W3C consider create a 
>> collection of cross-cutting attributes which may be used across 
>> renderable markup languages without namespaces. e.g. (Role, ARIA, 
>> RDF/A, etc.)
> 
> For the long term, shouldn't one be assuming that text/html browsers 
> will support XML namespace notation in CSS; the major one already 
> supports it in the HTML.  (Or that the world will move to XML - although 
> it is looking less and less likely that that will happen.)
> 
> [ This may fail or be delayed on lists other than www-svg. ]
> 

You'd be surprised David, the move may already have started... uses of 
XML are popping up all over the place. Just recently I learned that the 
banking industry uses XML as means for sharing data between financial 
systems. :-)
Received on Wednesday, 24 October 2007 07:42:19 GMT

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