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Re: an intro to WAI-ARIA Suite ?

From: Alan Chuter <achuter@technosite.es>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 12:40:03 +0200
Message-ID: <451BA683.2030100@technosite.es>
To: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org

It's important to reach out to end users and campaign to build demand 
for implementation. This is important to push for implementation from a 
certain major browser vendor.

An outreach document is needed to do this, even with the recommendation 
being a draft. On reading the press release I thought it didn't explain 
very clearly what this technology means for non-visual users. The 
roadmap explains the concepts but only after reading through some very 
heavy-going technical details. Some real use cases could be the starting 
point for some kind of marketing brochure that skips over the technical 
implementation details and shows what the benefits are for the end user.

best regards,

Alan Chuter
Accessibility Consultant
Technosite (formerly Fundosa Teleservicios)
achuter@technosite.es
www.technosite.es
Tel. +34 91 121 03 35


Justin Thorp escribió:
> Greetings,
> 
> I just saw the recent publication of the Accessible Rich Internet 
> Applications (WAI-ARIA) Working Drafts [1].  At first glance, it looks 
> really interesting.  It seems like more and more I am getting asked 
> questions regarding AJAX and Accessibility.  This seems like it is 
> starting to address some of those issues.
> 
> My first inclination when hearing about this suite of documents is that 
> it is going to have some nuggets of wisdom for me as web developer.  
> After skimming parts of the document, it doesn't seem like it is aimed 
> at the Web developer user.
> 
> Would it be good to have some type of intro document about the ARIA 
> Suite (like we do for WCAG, ATAG, EARL, and CAPTCHA)?
> 
> Maybe this could be added to the deliverables?
> 
> This suite seems like it is something a lot of people will be interested 
> in.
> 
> Cheers,
> Justin
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2006JulSep/0246.html
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