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Re: Support for WAI-ARIA validation...

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 11:14:09 +0300
Cc: olivier Thereaux <ot@artbeat.me>, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>, Chuck Houpt <chuck@habilis.net>, Steve Faulkner <sfaulkner@paciellogroup.com>, www-validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1D7E2A4C-E72F-419B-834C-E292329AA132@iki.fi>
To: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
On Apr 18, 2009, at 13:49, Peter Krantz wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 17:38, olivier Thereaux <ot@artbeat.me> wrote:
>> Shane, Steve Faulkner worked on XHTML 1.0 Strict and HTML 4.01  
>> strict DTDs
>> with ARIA added in, would you be interested in publishing those in  
>> w3.org
>> webspace, too?
> What was the status of this? It would be great if the patch and DTD:s
> could be incorporated as soon as possible. For many developers I have
> been in touch with, the W3C markup validation service seem to be the
> single obstacle to adopt WAI-ARIA attributes right now (yeah I know).

Is there a reason not to change the doctype on WordPress templates to  
the HTML doctype: <!doctype html>? That would enable ARIA validation  
on the W3C Validator. (It's a year out of date, though. I intend to  
make a round of updates in reasonably near future.)

Henri Sivonen
Received on Monday, 20 April 2009 08:14:51 UTC

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