Joanmarie Diggs, co-chair of the Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) Working Group, has just announced the publication of First Public Working Drafts of Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.2, Core Accessibility API Mappings (Core-AAM) 1.2, and WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.2. This work marks the beginning of ARIA 1.2, which will focus on achieving role parity with HTML 5.
The group also published an update of WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1 to improve its support for ARIA 1.1.
More information about ARIA 1.2 and the Working Group's plans can be found at the blog post.
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