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Re: Issue 131 Change Proposal

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 13:11:46 -0800
Cc: Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>, janina@rednote.net, franko@microsoft.com, david.bolter@gmail.com, chuck@jumis.org, public-canvas-api@w3.org, public-html-a11y@w3.org, cooper@w3.org
Message-id: <275AB492-E102-4D3D-9257-4D719B038B05@apple.com>
To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>

Glad to hear that this is ready. To make the submission official, please post it to public-html.


On Feb 21, 2011, at 1:09 PM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:

> HTML working group and HTML accessibility Task Force chairs: 
> We held the canvas accessibility sub-team and discussed our change proposal for issue 131: http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/131
> Sam Ruby made the group aware of the February 21, 2011 deadline on this issue and no objections to the change proposal were received. The group resolved to submit this change proposal to address issue 131: http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/CaretSelection
> Please accept this change proposal for review. It is referenced in the change proposal WIKI: http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals
> Although not mentioned in this issue, there is still an issue about reporting absolute positioning of fall back content relative to drawing objects on canvas to support platform accessibility API services. This is needed for screen reading and screen magnification.
> Doing this efficiently, with limited impact to a developer is a challenge and the Canvas Accessibility Working Group will continue to address this issue. Should we come up with a vehicle to do this efficiently that may impact the specification we will raise this as a Last Call issue.
> Thank you,
> Rich Schwerdtfeger
Received on Monday, 21 February 2011 21:13:24 UTC

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