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Re: ARIA as stop-gap (was Re: Next steps for the ARIA syntax discussion)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 17:03:51 +0200
To: elharo@metalab.unc.edu
Cc: public-html@w3.org, wai-xtech@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uby2spdl64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 30 May 2008 16:57:27 +0200, Elliotte Harold  
<elharo@metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
> 1. Accept that HTML is monolithic. Merge ARIA into the core HTML spec,  
> or incorporate it by reference. Make an ARIA attribute programmatically  
> no different  than class or style or id. ARIA is just a part of HTML 5,  
> and provides no support for other host languages.

I don't really see why only this is plausible. class, style, and id work  
in HTML, SVG, and MathML. Why can't the same go for ARIA?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 30 May 2008 15:04:40 UTC

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