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Re: Implementing aria: -- examples and methodology

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 13:54:51 +0100
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Aaron M Leventhal" <aleventh@us.ibm.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-xhtml2@w3.org" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
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Anne van Kesteren writes:

> On Thu, 29 May 2008 13:51:08 +0200, Henry S. Thompson
> <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>  wrote:
> . . .
>> These tests were converted from the 'aria-' iCITA examples using the
>> above methodology, very easily, and work in IE 7 as well as Firefox,
>> Opera and Safari (and, with an edited and rebuilt accessibility
>> module in Firefox 3b5, with the ORCA screen-reader).
> These tests are HTML-only, use class names to work around styling
> deficiencies of your proposal and don't demonstrate at all that aria:
> is  somehow a better alternative to aria- in my opinion.

Not so, please look again, there are two identical files, one served
as text/html and the other as application/xhtml+xml.  They both work.

> I would appreciate a detailed reply to my original e-mail


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