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Re: Trailing space in ARIA attribute ID reference list causes validation error

From: Jason Kiss <jason@accessibleculture.org>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2015 14:15:52 +1200
Message-ID: <CACFCJLSZ=v_m3GCM-bgrnw3MXeJj53RJPH1+q=i-dLznojZXMA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Hi Mike,

On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:09 PM, Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:

<snip>

> As far as what the relevant spec is here, I’m not sure (haven’t looked back
> at the specs yet) but I think the datatype microsyntax of aria-* attributes
> is defined in the ARIA spec and not in the HTML spec, and that the
> conformance rules in the HTML spec for space separated tokens don’t apply
> to the parsing of the values of aria-* attributes.
>
> I’d happy to be wrong about that though.

It wasn't clear to me either, but that's how I decided to interpret
the first paragraph at
http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-1.1/#state_property_processing

> But as I said, I’ll fix this in the validator, regardless.

Great! Thanks.

Jason


>
>   —Mike
>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/infrastructure.html#set-of-space-separated-tokens
>
> --
> Michael[tm] Smith https://people.w3.org/mike
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