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

From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:13:41 -0700
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>
Message-id: <1CDC7ECB-90BE-415B-85A1-CA7B8209A936@apple.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
I support this change proposal. 

Given that this document will need to be updated anytime there is a change to either HTML or any of the accessibility APIs it documents, it’s logical to keep this work as a separate document. You might also consider making this a living document.


> On Sep 1, 2014, at 6:23 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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.
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> 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.
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> 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.
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> Note: This does not effect the author conformance requirements in section 3.2.7.
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> [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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> --
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> Regards
> 
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1

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