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Re: questions arising from AT vendor in regards to Mozillas implementation of the canvas subdom

From: Dominic Mazzoni <dmazzoni@google.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 23:45:55 -0800
Message-ID: <CAFz-FYzc-E3dQoMYrjvMkxb5Lz20VYLw=Zu_H75puDYGDtUCeQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Frank Olivier <franko@microsoft.com>, public-canvas-api@w3.org, dbolter@mozilla.com
On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:

> Those are the issues, not character boundary maps. Nobody passes those to
> ATs. There is no AT that receives an integer array with the location of
> every character on the screen.
>

I don't think that's true - AT can call IAccessibleText::characterExtents
to query the exact bounding rectangle of any arbitrary character on the
screen, isn't that basically the same thing?


http://accessibility.linuxfoundation.org/a11yspecs/ia2/docs/html/interface_i_accessible_text.html#ab7f7ac52f4950d096856e59b0b008d1

- Dominic
Received on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 07:46:24 GMT

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