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Re: Update ARIA Examples: Live Regions and Tab Panel

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 13:35:43 -0500 (CDT)
To: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C WAI-PFWG <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20070831133543.AVH48259@expms1.cites.uiuc.edu>

Does anyone see a need to have aria examples that are delivered to Firefox at "text/html" or should all examples be delivered to Firefox be "application/xhtml+html"?


---- Original message ----
>Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 19:20:12 +0100
>From: "Gez Lemon" <gez.lemon@gmail.com>  
>Subject: Re: Update ARIA Examples: Live Regions and Tab Panel  
>To: "Jon Gunderson" <jongund@uiuc.edu>
>Cc: "W3C WAI-PFWG" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
>Hi Jon,
>On 31/08/2007, Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu> wrote:
>> I have been updating the ARIA examples being created the University of Illinois:
>> http://test.cita.uiuc.edu/aria/
>> Notably I have updated the live region examples to include both HTML
>> and xhtml versions.
>Have you considered using content negotiation to deliver the XHTML
>version to XML capable browsers and HTML to those that can't? I've
>used a similar approach with a simple slider example [1], although I
>don't try to provide ARIA properties to IE - it seems to work okay in
>screen readers with IE because it has an explicitly associated label.
>But you could do the same and deliver the ARIA properties to IE
>instead of having two versions of the examples.
>Best regards,
>Supplement your vitamins
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology (DRES)

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