Transition Announcement: Role Attribute Last Call

The Protocols and Formats Working Group announces the *Last Call Working
Draft* of Role Attribute 1.0:

Start with the instructions for commenting page
<> to submit comments
(preferred), or send email to Comments
should be made by *25 February 2011*. In-progress updates to the
document may be viewed in the publicly visible editors' draft at

PFWG approval to publish as Last Call is archived at

General requirements for Role Attribute 1.0 are described in the Roadmap
for Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA Roadmap), which was
last updated 4 February 2008
( The Role
Attribute provides a mechanism to associate WAI-ARIA roles with elements
in XML-based markup languages.

There have been no Formal Objections raised.

In light of the above, the following Working Groups are particularly
requested to review Role Attribute 1.0:

    * SVG
    * RDFa

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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200

Chair, Open Accessibility	
Linux Foundation

Chair, Protocols & Formats
Web Accessibility Initiative
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Received on Wednesday, 19 January 2011 00:41:31 UTC