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Re: change proposal - Provide a method for canvas subtree to be hidden from all users

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 01:25:22 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1003180124140.10462@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 17 Mar 2010, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Mar 17, 2010, at 5:51 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > 
> > Not just accessible content outside the canvas, but accessible content 
> > outside the canvas that represents static content that is generated 
> > with the page, and not fetched separate from the page. Most uses of 
> > canvas I've seen for graphs, including all those I've written, get the 
> > data after the page is loaded, and would have to generate the table 
> > just like they generate the graph.
> 
> Well even in that case you are saved one line of script to conditionally 
> clear the canvas fallback.

Why would it be conditional?


> In addition, the alternate form of the data could be behind a link, in 
> which case whatever is found on the same page as canvas is purely 
> static.

True, though at this point we're way past the 80% rule IMHO.

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