New WAI-ARIA Working Drafts Published
Â WAI-ARIA Overview
For those who are unfamiliar with WAI-ARIA or W3C technical documents in general, the WAI-ARIA Overview document is a good place to start.
NewÂ WAI-ARIAÂ Working Drafts
TheÂ followingÂ documentsÂ haveÂ beenÂ releasedÂ byÂ theÂ W3CÂ forÂ publicÂ comment:
- Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) Version 1.0, Working Draft – a technical specification that combines the two previously-published ARIA draft specifications: WAI-ARIA Roles, and WAI-ARIA States and Properties
- WAI-ARIA Best Practices, Working Draft – a new document that describes how Web content developers can develop accessible rich Web applications using WAI-ARIA
There are specific review questions in the “Status” section of each of the technical documents. Please send any comments on these documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
The comment period ends 3 March 2008. The Protocols and Formats Working Group is meeting face-to-face the week of 18 February to work on the technical documents. Therefore, if possible, please send comments before 20 February 2008.
ViaÂ ShawnÂ LawtonÂ Henry