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Re: Please vote on the canvas accessibility proposal

From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 15:22:34 -0600
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-canvas-api@w3.org, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF07FD4288.D6F706A7-ON862576D4.0075524A-862576D4.00756C84@us.ibm.com>

That is not an RFC MUST. It also does not mean it is accessible if you are
saying the canvas can only act as a bitmap.

Rich Schwerdtfeger
Distinguished Engineer, SWG Accessibility Architect/Strategist


                                                                           
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On Wed, 24 Feb 2010, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
>
> - There is nothing in HTML 5 that says you MUST produce accessible
content.

# "When authors use the canvas element, they must also provide content
# that, when presented to the user, conveys essentially the same function
# or purpose as the bitmap canvas."

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