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Re: ARIA as stop-gap (was Re: Next steps for the ARIA syntax discussion)

From: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 17:07:16 +0200 (CEST)
To: elharo@metalab.unc.edu
cc: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, Aaron M Leventhal <aleventh@us.ibm.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, public-html@w3.org, public-xhtml2@w3.org, wai-xtech@w3.org, wai-xtech-request@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <tkrat.5ae5d2f0759f1a43@greytower.net>

On 30 May, Elliotte Harold wrote:

> 1. Accept that HTML is monolithic. Merge ARIA into the core HTML spec, 
> or incorporate it by reference. Make an ARIA attribute
> programmatically no different  than class or style or id. ARIA is
> just a part of HTML 5, and provides no support for other host
> languages.

  Or we could extend HTML with new elements that'll fill the
  requirements of ARIA and other fields of interest.

  HTML 4.5 anyone?

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