Re: HTML AAM linking

Okay, I understand what you are looking for.  I will dig into it.

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 5:19 AM, Amelia Bellamy-Royds <> wrote:

> In the role mapping table, we currently have local links to HTML-AAM of
> the following form:
> Follow the recommendations for <a
>> href="../html-aam/html-aam.html#el-video">the HTML video element</a>
> in the HTML Accessibility API Mappings specification [[!HTML-AAM]].
> Rich was hoping that to get ReSpec to automatically find the correct
> version of the spec (editors' vs TR) in the same way that links to Core-AAM
> or the other major specs are resolved.
> Getting something similarly auto-magic for linking to the main HTML/SVG
> specs might be nice, but I don't think anyone was expecting it to happen
> this time around.  They're multi-page specs, so it would require a lot of
> extra logic, not just pre-pending a file URL in front of a target fragment.
> Thanks for looking at this,
> Amelia
> On 25 October 2015 at 13:24, Shane McCarron <> wrote:
>> I made a bunch of edits and checked them in as a pull request.  I also
>> did something stupid to the master branch on github accidentally, so hang
>> on before you do anything with it.
>> I actually could use a concrete example of what *exactly* Rich and you
>> all are looking for.  What in the SVG AAM are you trying to link to what in
>> the HTML AAM?  Or in the HTML5 spec itself?
>> On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 12:36 AM, Amelia Bellamy-Royds <
>>> wrote:
>>> Hi Shane,
>>> I don't think any of us are actively working on the spec right now, so
>>> feel free to tidy up as required.
>>> Broken tags are probably just a symptom of too many people editing &
>>> cut-and-pasting.  Some of the auto-magic ReSpec markup may be overspecified
>>> because I was copying existing markup that had been automatically
>>> generated.  However, you'll want to double-check before assuming things
>>> will happen automatically, since we did have some problems with ReSpec
>>> finding the correct references across different specs.
>>> Amelia
>>> On 25 October 2015 at 00:07, Shane McCarron <> wrote:
>>>> Also, I am curious about the "termref" references throughout your
>>>> spec.  These look like references to terms from the standard glossary.  If
>>>> so, doesn't respec just handle that for you if you do, for example,
>>>> <a>semantics</a>?
>>>> On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 3:06 PM, Shane McCarron <>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Starting to look at this.  I ran into some errors in the svg-aam.html
>>>>> file in the master branch on github.  Are you guys cool with my fixing
>>>>> them?  (HTML validation stuff like a missing opening cite element etc.)

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

Received on Sunday, 25 October 2015 20:33:17 UTC