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From: <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:03:50 -0400
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20140613170350.GN22682@concerto.rednote.net>
Colleagues:

This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the HTML-A11Y Task Force to
approve publication of a heartbeat draft of "Using ARIA in HTML," as
requested by the document editor in:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Jun/0026.html

A concurrent CfC is forthcoming in the PFWG.

Background Information

Thanks to Mark Sadecki for gathering the following relevant background
data on this publication request.

Stabilized Heartbeat Draft:
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/aria-in-html/2014-06-24-HB-draft.html

Bugs resolved since last publication:
http://j.mp/1l2o6XI
OR
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/buglist.cgi?bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED&bug_status=RESOLVED&bug_status=CLOSED&chfieldfrom=2013-10-03&chfieldto=2014-06-10&component=+Using%20ARIA%20in%20HTML&list_id=39139&product=HTML%20WG&query_format=advanced

Diff since last publication:
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/aria-in-html/CH-aria-in-html-20140624.html

## Notable Additions

* Fourth rule of ARIA use
    * Do not use role="presentation" or aria-hidden="true" on a
    * focusable element.
* Fifth rule of ARIA use
    * All interactive elements must have an accessible name.
    * Clarifications to 2.11  Using ARIA role=application
	 
ACTION TO TAKE

According to agreed HTML-A11Y Task Force Consensus Procedures [1], this
CfC is now open for objection, comment, as well as statements of support
via email. Silence will be interpreted as support, though messages of
support are certainly welcome.

If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later
than Close of Business Boston Time, Friday 20 June.

Janina

[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/consensus-procedures


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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
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		Email:	janina@rednote.net

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair,	Protocols & Formats	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
	Indie UI			http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/


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