Re: How Can I Validate (X)HTML + ARIA?

Hi Steve,

Have you tried the DTD toward the end of the ARIA editors draft? ?

Michael should be keeping this up to date. There is a plan to release
either a schema and/or a DTD. Right now we are working furiously to set the
ARIA documents in concrete and there are limited resources.

Longer term the best way to check ARIA compliance will be based on
rule-based design patterns in addition to DTDs and schemas which are
targeted at static content. In general, tools manufacturers will need to
rethink accessibility compliance. Checking the DTD or schema is only a
first pass.

This was posted on free-aria a while back:



Rich Schwerdtfeger
Distinguished Engineer, SWG Accessibility Architect/Strategist

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How Can I Validate (X)HTML + ARIA?
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Steve Faulkner
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