The First Public Working Draft of Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 was published by the Protocols and Formats Working Group in coordination with the Digital Publishing Interest Group. The specification extends WAI-ARIA 1.1 to define
- Ontology of roles
- Properties specific to digital publishing
Moreover, it facilitates automated processing and accessibility support by providing semantics that are not included in base languages like HTML. Authors will be able to convey structural information to assistive technologies and enable semantic navigation, styling, and interactive features.
Read more in the W3C Blog.