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Re: Footnote discussions

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:44:52 -0600
Message-ID: <CAOk_reHHGffUSHU5NeGtjVtKYn0gjNp28ejGYvqHHjQWDNwRYg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken" <tsiegman@wiley.com>
Cc: "public-digipub-ig@w3.org" <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Not that I know of.  David MacDonald has done some early work and has a
good article about it at http://davidmacd.com/blog/html51-footnotes.html

I think our goal in the A11Y Task Force right now is to gather requirements
and even potential solutions, then get to the formal text for the HTML 5.1
recommendation (and potentially a push of a role or roles / states /
properties into ARIA 1.1).

On Sun, Feb 1, 2015 at 10:33 AM, Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken <
tsiegman@wiley.com> wrote:

> Hi Shane,
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> Is there a working definition of the footnote element? I think it would be
> helpful to have some preliminary discussion on the list about this. If
> there is not a definition, I think we might be able to help with it.
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> Thanks,
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> Tzviya
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> *From:* ahby@aptest.com [mailto:ahby@aptest.com] *On Behalf Of *Shane
> McCarron
> *Sent:* Sunday, February 01, 2015 11:06 AM
> *To:* public-digipub-ig@w3.org
> *Subject:* Footnote discussions
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> The HTML Accessibility Task Force has asked me to try to get input from
> DPub on the introduction of a footnote element (presumably for HTML 5.1).
> This would be in the context of things like requirements, default role,
> etc.  They are looking for this input in the next two weeks.  Is there a
> way we could schedule some time to discuss it?  If, as I assume, that this
> group has opinions.
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> --
>
> Shane McCarron
>
> Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
>



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Shane McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
Received on Sunday, 1 February 2015 16:45:20 UTC

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