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RE: prefix for DPUB-ARIA module

From: Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 17:16:21 +0000
To: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, "Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken" <tsiegman@wiley.com>, "PF (public-pfwg@w3.org)" <public-pfwg@w3.org>, "DPUB mailing list (public-digipub-ig@w3.org)" <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
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+1 to Leonard's comment.

If the vocabulary will be designed to be applicable to any kind of document, then "doc-".

If the vocabulary will be designed specifically to address publishing semantics, then "dpub-".

I guess I do have to ask, if this applies to any kind of document, why this module is distinct from any other WAI-ARIA module, which also presumably apply to any kind of document.

--Bill K

From: Leonard Rosenthol [mailto:lrosenth@adobe.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:05 PM
To: Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken; PF (public-pfwg@w3.org); DPUB mailing list (public-digipub-ig@w3.org)
Subject: Re: prefix for DPUB-ARIA module

I would only comment that we need to be 100% consistent across all our work (which goes towards all our terminology discussions, etc.).

If we are the Digital Publications IG doing work on publications – then we should call all our stuff Publications and focus strictly on the requirements of that industry.   However, if we are going to focus on all aspects of documents, then we should rename and re-scope the IG, change our terminology accordingly and move on from there.

I don’t believe we should have it both ways – seems to continue to confuse…


From: "Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken"
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 11:39 AM
To: "PF (public-pfwg@w3.org<mailto:public-pfwg@w3.org>)", "DPUB mailing list (public-digipub-ig@w3.org<mailto:public-digipub-ig@w3.org>)"
Subject: prefix for DPUB-ARIA module
Resent-From: <public-digipub-ig@w3.org<mailto:public-digipub-ig@w3.org>>
Resent-Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 11:40 AM

Hi All,

We had a discussion in today’s DPUB-ARIA meeting regarding an open issue on the Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 [1]. In the current draft [2], the prefix is dpub-, this issue raises the point that a more generic prefix might lead to wider adoption of the spec. Others feel that “dpub-“ conveys professionalism and authority. The proposed prefix is “doc-“.

Any opinions about “dpub-“ versus “doc-“?

[1] https://github.com/w3c/aria/issues/87

[2] www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-dpub-aria-1.0-20150707<http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-dpub-aria-1.0-20150707>

Thank you,

Tzviya Siegman
Digital Book Standards & Capabilities Lead

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