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RE: TAG concensus reached on ARIA implementation.

From: Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol) <skw@hp.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 15:15:27 +0000
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I've been made aware of a typo in my earlier posting.

        "...HTML to XML conversion..."

        s/conversion/convergence/

Stuart
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org]
> On Behalf Of Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)
> Sent: 02 June 2008 10:55
> To: www-tag@w3.org
> Cc: public-html@w3.org; public-xhtml2@w3.org; wai-xtech@w3.org
> Subject: TAG concensus reached on ARIA implementation.
> Importance: High
>
>
> At our meeting on 29th May 2008, the TAG reached concenus on
> the following statement of its position wrt to the
> implementation of ARIA in host languages [1]:
>
> "The TAG accepts that the most pragmatic short-term approach
> for WAI-PF is to go ahead and add attributes into the HTML5
> spec, using names that begin "aria-" in liaison with the
> HTML-WG. This in no way endorses the use of the same
> attributes with other specs, or any XML specs, nor is this
> taken as being a solution for HTML versioning, HTML
> modularization, or HTML to XML conversions which are still
> open. Distributed extensibility remains an important goal for
> languages used on the Web, and for XML languages in
> particular. The TAG hopes to work with the community to
> strike the right balance between achieving that, and meeting
> the practical needs of the HTML community."
>
> I would like to thank Henry Thompson for leading the TAG's
> investigation into the topic and the larger community both
> for its participation in the discussion and its patience
> whilst we considered our position.
>
> Best Regards
>
> Stuart Williams (co-chair)
> for and on behalf of the W3C TAG
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2008/05/29-minutes#item05
> (unapproved minutes)
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