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Re: ARIA States and Properties Meeting

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 15:35:18 +0200
To: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "David Woolley" <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>, www-svg@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, public-xhtml2@w3.org, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, w3c-html-cg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t0peo4qf64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 24 Oct 2007 15:29:48 +0200, Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>  as HTML doesn't support namespaces.
> Given that context, it is fair to talk about the reasons why HTML5 does  
> not currently support namespaces, and the consequences (both positive  
> and negative) to that state of affairs; but it is not fair to state it  
> as if it were a foregone conclusion.

The point is that HTML currently doesn't support namespaces and that ARIA  
is a solution for current HTML, not HTML5. If HTML5 were to be supported  
by all vendors ARIA would not even be needed.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 24 October 2007 13:36:01 UTC

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