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[whatwg] ARIA

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 11:35:32 +0000
Message-ID: <47C7EE04.1080909@cam.ac.uk>
Dave Hodder wrote:
> The current HTML 5 draft doesn't mention ARIA anywhere.  Perhaps it 
> should clarify the relationship (or non-relationship as it is at 
> present), even if it's only a brief mention in section 1.1.

Unfortunately a brief mention is insufficient as aria functionality
overlaps substantially with HTML functionality and so processing
requirements for aria-in-html need to be carefully considered (so we can
answer questions like "how does <div aria-role='heading'> affect the
outline algorithm"). This has not yet happened.

"Mixed up signals
Bullet train
People snuffed out in the brutal rain"
--Conner Oberst
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