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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:

  • Mark Birbeck, webBackplane

  • Shane McCarron, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.

  • Steven Pemberton, CWI

  • T. V. Raman, Google, Inc.

  • Richard Schwerdtfeger, IBM

From the abstract:

The XHTML Access module defines an element that, when used in conjunction with other XHTML modules in XHTML Family Markup Languages, enables a more robust accessibility model than is presently possible.