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Proposal: move accessibility implementation requirements from HTML to HTML acc mappings spec

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:23:36 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VnKUrfifFJvCXHkf1Pzvt43SFj=V-R6HxLbSXJ3b0yrQw@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI Protocols & Formats" <public-pfwg@w3.org>
Currently W3C HTML defines a set of browser implementation requirements in
section 3.2.7 WAI-ARIA [1]. These are an incomplete subset of the
requirements needed to provide interoperable implementations of HTML
features to accessibility APIs.

The HTML wg/PF is working on the HTML Accessibility API Mappings 1.1
specification [2] which is intended to define the mappings of HTML features
to platform accessibility APIs in sufficient detail for implementation of
all HTML features to be  interoperable.

I propose that the current implementation requirements in the HTML spec be
removed and that the HTML Accessibility API Mappings 1.1 specification is
referenced instead.

Note: This does not effect the author conformance requirements in section
3.2.7.




[1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/dom.html#wai-aria
[2] http://rawgit.com/w3c/aria/master/html-aam/html-aam.html

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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
Received on Monday, 1 September 2014 13:24:45 UTC

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