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Readings WAI ARIA

From: Swan, Henny <Henny.Swan@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 13:25:49 +0100
Message-ID: <7DCC97516CAEE343BD17A00F900754E10C52C2C8@jstmsx01.ads.rnib.org.uk>
To: "Shawn Henry" <shawn@w3.org>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

Apologies, we've had no email or internet sine late yesterday pm until
about two hours ago so I've not had enough time to sit and go through
this (which is annoying as I've been itching to!).

1. Overview http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria.php
I agree with Andrew. There is little here to pull in the non-technical
or people who do not already have a basic understanding of what WAI ARIA
is and who it is for. An introduction in plain English scene setting
would be great.

2. Overview http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria.php
"WAI-ARIA defines how to make more advanced features of dynamic content
and rich Internet applications accessible to people with disabilities."
It would be good to add some further examples of AJAX in action i.e.
AJAX is used in some web based email programs to that you can open in
the same page without the page refreshing or click and drag emails to a
folder...or something. Just to give it colour.

-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Shawn Henry
Sent: 20 September 2007 01:37
To: EOWG (E-mail)
Subject: EOWG: Readings for 21 September teleconference

EOWG Participants,

At the 21 Sept EOWG teleconference, we will discuss suggestions for the
next revision of the WCAG 2.0 Quick Reference. Please review it and
think about how different people will want to use it in different
* http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/

As we discussed at last week's teleconference, EOWG has an opportunity
to look at WAI-ARIA documents from an education and outreach perspective
and provide suggestions prior to the next release of Public Working
Drafts. Please read the following in preparation for this week's

1. Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) Suite Overview

2. At least the Introduction sections of the previous Working Drafts:
- WAI-ARIA Roadmap http://www.w3.org/TR/aria-roadmap/
- WAI-ARIA Roles http://www.w3.org/TR/aria-role/
- WAI-ARIA States and Properties http://www.w3.org/TR/aria-state/

3. ARIA Best Practices Guide (BPG) draft framework
- Index page http://esw.w3.org/topic/PF/ARIA/BestPractices
- Introduction

4. FAQ on ARIA Relationship to HTML

We'll send an agenda tomorrow.

~Shawn & Judy



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