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The XHTML Access Attribute is a W3C Working Draft, which provides a single element to be used in documents, to enable generic document accessibility.

The document is the work of the W3C’s XHTML Working Group, and the editors are:

  • Jonny Axelsson, Opera Software

  • Mark Birbeck, webBackplane

  • Micah Dubinko, Invited Expert

  • Beth Epperson, Websense

  • Masayasu Ishikawa, W3C

  • Shane McCarron, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.

  • Ann Navarro, WebGeek, Inc.

  • Steven Pemberton, CWI

From the abstract:

XHTML 2 is a general-purpose markup language designed for representing documents for a wide range of purposes across the World Wide Web. To this end it does not attempt to be all things to all people, supplying every possible markup idiom, but to supply a generally useful set of elements.