Re: Opening thoughts on WAI-ARIA in HTML5

On Jul 18, 2007, at 23:45, Al Gilman wrote:

> The working group likes the idea of having built in semantics in HTML
> and in particular would prefer to have common document elements, such
> as widgets built in to the markup. This reduces download size and the
> effort required to make a web page accessible. For these reasons, we
> would promote the use of such markup over the ARIA approach. That
> said, we do believe that HTML 5 will not incorporate document
> elements for all those included in the ARIA role taxonomy nor will it
> include all the states and properties.

I've created a table of built-in role coverage:

Henri Sivonen

Received on Thursday, 19 July 2007 07:19:38 UTC