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Re: HTML Validation with ARIA

From: LU OGBE <oluogbe@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 21:16:17 +0100
Message-ID: <450BBD76E7D24677973CE2E2388E7C09@LU>
To: "Michael Cooper" <cooper@w3.org>, "LU OGBE" <oluogbe@googlemail.com>
Cc: "WAI Interest Group" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hi Michael,

Thanks for that. What is the future for ARIA if html 4 is no longer supported? Will it be possible to use and validate ARIA and html 5?

Bournemouth, UK    

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Michael Cooper 
  To: LU OGBE 
  Cc: WAI Interest Group 
  Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2010 2:41 PM
  Subject: Re: HTML Validation with ARIA

  A HTML 4 plus WAI-ARIA DTD is available from http://www.w3.org/WAI/ARIA/schemata/. This can be used to validate pages that use ARIA and otherwise are intended to conform to HTML 4. Note this is just a draft DTD and is not meant to be directly referenced, it should be downloaded. It is not expected to have official standing in HTML 4 since that language is not being maintained anymore. But hopefully it fills the validation need. If you have any thoughts about this DTD, consider submitting a comment to the Protocols and Formats Working Group via http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/comments/. 


  LU OGBE wrote: 

    Please is it possible to validate a html 4.01 web page that implements ARIA? Or is there a way to implement ARIA on a web page such that it will validate? 

    If this is not achieveable, please does anyone know why this is so? Thanks in advance. 

    Bournemouth, UK. 


  Michael Cooper
  Web Accessibility Specialist
  World Wide Web Consortium, Web Accessibility Initiative
  E-mail cooper@w3.org
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