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Re: Support for WAI-ARIA validation...

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2009 10:06:39 -0500
Message-ID: <49DE0EFF.3030504@aptest.com>
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@artbeat.me>
CC: Chuck Houpt <chuck@habilis.net>, Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>, www-validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>
My bad - I had done this and not pushed it.  It is at 

Note that this is based upon XHTML 1.1, since that's the modularization 
base.  It might not be what people expect, since XHTML 1.1 is strict. 

olivier Thereaux wrote:
> On 8-Apr-09, at 7:42 PM, Chuck Houpt wrote:
>> For the ARIA-enabled beta release of Validator-SAC (a Mac port of the 
>> validator) that Steve Faulkner and I collaborated on, we simply added 
>> ARIA doctypes to the doctype menu. This is basically the second 
>> option you describe under point number 1. I don't know if it is the 
>> "right" way, but it might be useful for comparison:
>> http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/?p=108
>> I've attached the patch (against 0.8.4), in case it is useful.
> IIRC Shane had the ball on this one, and I was waiting for the 
> XHTML+ARIA DTDs to be published in w3.org web space. Before this is 
> the case, the patch you have would kinda work, but the system 
> identifiers (URI for the DTDs) would be 404, which is not great.
> Shane, what's your status there?

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