[Fwd: Whitepaper: IE 8 beta 1 to include ARIA support]

Richard Schwerdtfeger schwer at us.ibm.com
Wed Mar 5 21:21:55 UTC 2008


Yes. You beat me to it.

Other than getting ATs to support ARIA in IE I would say that this removed
the major roadblock for ARIA support. This gives us well over 90% of the
browser market when you add the support in FF and Opera.


Rich Schwerdtfeger
Distinguished Engineer, SWG Accessibility Architect/Strategist
Chair, IBM Accessibility Architecture Review  Board
blog: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/schwer


                                                                           
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A major plus for DHTML accessibility!

IE8 to support ARIA.

cheers,
David


----- Message from Aaron Leventhal <aaronleventhal at moonset.net> on Wed, 05
Mar 2008 14:47:44 -0500 -----
                                                                           
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Excellent news for web accessibility:

Here's the whitepaper:

http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ProjectName=ie8whitepapers&ReleaseId=564


- Aaron
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