Re: HTML AAM linking

I have added this to my TODO list.  I am buried under a client deadline
right now, but that *must* be finished by Thursday afternoon.  So it will
be after that.

On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 7:33 AM, Richard Schwerdtfeger <>

> Hi Amelia,
> As discussed on the last call we decided to refer to the HTML AAM for
> iframe, audio, video, and canvas elements used in SVG in order to have a
> definitive mapping across HTML and SVG host languages.
> I walked through the common JavaScript code we use to produce our
> specifications and determined that an addition to respec was needed to do
> link expansion to the element mapping index in the HTML5 AAM.
> I spoke to Shane and he agreed to make the additions to respec. I do not
> know the time frame for this but for the next heartbeat draft I would
> simply ask that Amelia place a note on this issue in the SVG AAM
> specification.
> As for <text> and <tspan> please link to the new text role mapping in the
> Core AAM:
> To get the text role default semantics in the SVG specification we need to
> do another ARIA 1.1 heartbeat draft. Getting that out prior to TPAC may a
> bit dicey because the new ARA and APA charters are still in limbo with the
> AC committee.
> Doug,
> Will we be able to get a heartbeat draft out before TPAC?
> Rich
> Rich Schwerdtfeger

Shane McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.

Received on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 13:27:37 UTC