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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?


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
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