Stanford Online Accessibility Program. HTML5 and Accessibility. What is HTML5?. Definitions : At the W3C “ A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML” - http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/ At the WHAT WG
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At the W3C
“A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML”- http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/
At the WHAT WG
“This specification evolves HTML and its related APIs to ease the authoring of Web-based applications.”- http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/
PC Magazine Encyclopedia
“HTML5 is designed to provide a comprehensive application development platform for Web pages that eliminates the need to install third-party browser plug-ins. HTML5 provides support for 2D graphics (canvas element), document editing, drag and drop, browser history management, video playback and local file storage.”- http://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia_term/0,2542,t=HTML5&i=60472,00.asp
"Implementors should be aware that this specification is not stable. Implementorswho are not taking part in the discussions are likely to find the specification changing out from under them in incompatible ways."
A number of problems today:
The Stanford Online Accessibility Program has been established to provide
guidance to the Stanford Community as they use various online means to share
information to their respective constituents. The program achieves this through
the promotion of Universal Accessibility and web standards compliance.