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Re: Namespaces and XML/XHTML (was Re: State and Status of WAI-ARIA approach to host-language embedding)

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 09:38:39 +0100
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b1w4zzjow.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Henri Sivonen writes:

> On Apr 18, 2008, at 11:17, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
>
>> Henri Sivonen writes:
>>
>>>> Exactly -- having aria-role and aria:role as aliases is bad design.
>>> Having only aria-foo and not having aria:foo solves the problem.
>>
>> That proposal is not, as far as I know, on the table -- I would
>> certainly argue against it as fundamentally breaking XML design
>> principles.
>
> Actually, it is what is being implemented.

That's a bit odd, as it's not what's in the current ARIA public
Working Draft [1].

ht

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-wai-aria-20080204/#impl_namespace
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