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Re: ARIA as stop-gap (was Re: Next steps for the ARIA syntax discussion)

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 08:16:24 -0700
Message-ID: <48401A48.6000402@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org, wai-xtech@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> I don't really see why only this is plausible. class, style, and id work 
> in HTML, SVG, and MathML. Why can't the same go for ARIA?

Sure, if you place the same attributes into each one of those specs, and 
update all three specs to support ARIA.

Of course, the effort in doing this is (and consequent inconsistencies) 
is exactly why we modularize things.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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