Re: ARIA integration in HTML 5

On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:50:01 +0200, Henri Sivonen <> wrote:

> On Jun 26, 2009, at 11:53, Steven Faulkner wrote:
>> ARIA integration in HTML 5, to date there is no mention of ARIA in the
>> HTML 5 spec, I understand that the editor is waiting for ARIA last
>> call comments before proceeding, but there is already  1 complete
>> implementation in IE 8 and 1 pretty much complete implementation in
>> Firefox, while many of the features of HTML 5 have not been
>> implemented in any browsers as yet, so i don't understand why work
>> cannot start.
> Is there now a spec that is detailed enough so that Opera and WebKit can  
> follow without reverse engineering either IE8 or Firefox and  
> interoperate with IE8 and Firefox? That is, what's the status of the  
> Implementor's Guide?

In our opinion there is sufficient information that we are further  
developing our ARIA support. While we do not think the spec is finished,  
we don't think HTML5 is finished either - but there is enough to be  



Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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