Re: WAI-ARIA comments from the XHTML WG.

On Apr 12, 2009, at 17:29, Tina Holmboe wrote:

>   This is a formal response from the XHTML WG

XHTML2 WG, I presume.

>     "An ARIA role is set on an element using a role attribute,
>      similar to the role attribute defined in the XHTML Role
>      Attribute Module [XHTML-ROLES]."
>   It is our view that instead of the phrase "similar to", the ARIA
>   should instead normatively reference the XHTML Role Attribute Module

ARIA role attribute processing is different from the processing  
outlined for the role attribute discussed in 
  . Therefore, it would be inappropriate to reference the document  
normatively while it is appropriate to note it as a source of  

Henri Sivonen

Received on Tuesday, 14 April 2009 10:29:31 UTC