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RE: HTML5 default implicit semantics

From: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2015 21:54:38 +0000
To: "White, Jason J" <jjwhite@ets.org>, John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
CC: "lwatson@paciellogroup.com" <lwatson@paciellogroup.com>, Steve Lee <steve@opendirective.com>, public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>
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+1 to both Jason and Leonie

-----Original Message-----
From: White, Jason J [mailto:jjwhite@ets.org] 
Sent: Friday, November 6, 2015 1:23 PM
To: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
Cc: lwatson@paciellogroup.com; Steve Lee <steve@opendirective.com>; public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>; W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>
Subject: Re: HTML5 default implicit semantics


> On Nov 6, 2015, at 13:31, John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com> wrote:
>
> LĂ©onie Watson [mailto:lwatson@paciellogroup.com] wrote:
>>
>> When ARIA first came into existence we thought it was temporary. 
>> We've come a long way since then and ARIA is clearly here to stay. 
>> Perhaps this means we're at a good point to reevaluate the overall strategy and roadmap for ARIA?
>
> +1 to that.

I think the point was well made at the plenary session at TPAC that there are two aspects of Web technology: (1) tools such as APIs, Web Components, etc., that allow application authors to create their own customized features, e.g., new widgets; and (2) pre-built features for authors to use in their applications and documents, for example HTML elements.

The Web needs both, and we need to be able to make both accessible.


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