Improved ARIA Support in the IE8 RC

The IE team has announced changes made in the Internet Explorer 8 RC aimed at improving support for ARIA, a syntax for making dynamic web content accessible. IE8 will now preserve the dash for ARIA attribute names in all modes. As part of this change, we are eliminating camelCased ARIA properties to avoid the naming conflict discussed […]

The IE team has announced changes made in the Internet Explorer 8 RC aimed at improving support for ARIA, a syntax for making dynamic web content accessible. IE8 will now preserve the dash for ARIA attribute names in all modes. As part of this change, we are eliminating camelCased ARIA properties to avoid the naming conflict discussed above. You now only need to use the standardized syntax to add ARIA support in IE8, no matter which browser mode is being used: value = elm.getAttribute("aria-checked");

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