Response to your comments on Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0

Dear Ville Skyttä:

Thank you for your comments on the 18 January 2011 Candidate Recommendation
of Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0
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Janina Sajka, PFWG Chair
Michael Cooper, PFWG Staff Contact

Comment 354: Incorrect public identifier for Role Attribute module in XHTML+ARIA DTD
Date: 2011-03-14
Archived at: UNSET
Relates to: Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 - 10.1.3. XHTML plus WAI-ARIA DTD <>
Status: Accepted proposal

Your comment:
The CR-wai-aria-20110118 xhtml-aria-1.dtd refers to the XHTML Role
Attribute module with the public identifier:

"-//W3C//ENTITIES XHTML Role Attribute 1.0//EN"

...which is not the public identifier specified for it in the Role
Attribute documents:

Response from the Working Group:
We will make the change as you suggest.

Received on Tuesday, 21 January 2014 00:24:16 UTC