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Re: drawFocusRing

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 20:28:54 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=__H0RoNqmb3_YztKPDqV9pHw3=7yCtuFRfPS4u+OvVA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: chuck@jumis.com, david.bolter@gmail.com, franko@microsoft.com, cyns@exchange.microsoft.com, public-html-a11y@w3.org, public-canvas-api@w3.org
no objection


On 18 November 2011 18:25, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Frank, David, Chuck, Steve, Cynthia -
> In an effort to move things along I would like a vote of from the canvas
> accessibility sub team members. When we submitted on issue 131 our
> drawFocusRing method was accepted with the exception of canDrawCustom and
> there was concern that a situation could occur whereby a CustomFocusRing
> could be draw without driving the magnifier and Maciej had discussed
> separating the method into two function calls. At the Face to Face Maciej
> did not feel strongly that was needed.
> With the inclusion of hit testing we would now have the ability to provide
> the bounds of all objects to accessible objects associated with fallback
> content. Therefore I see no reason to change the method for drawFocusRing
> that is currently in the canvas 2D API to draw a custom focus ring to
> provide the bounds of the object given that by binding a path to a fallback
> content element we can provide the bounds necessary to the accessible
> object in the platform accessibility API or to a browser extension that may
> wish to provide magnification capability to objecs.
> So, assuming that Frank is drafting a modification to the Canvas 2D API to
> provide the bounds to accessible objects by binding the drawing path to a
> DOM element:
> 1. Does anyone object to leaving drawFocusRing as defined in the current
> working draft:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/2dcontext/#focus-management
> 2. Does anyone object to my reopening issue 131 solely for providing the
> textBaseline in textMetrics (I will of course submit a change proposal to
> the canvas accessibility sub-team and accessibility task force for review)?
> Please respond with I object or I don't object.
> Thanks,
> Rich
> Rich
> Rich Schwerdtfeger
> CTO Accessibility Software Group

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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