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ISSUE-205 opened (was: Issue 131 Change Proposal)

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 08:05:29 -0500
Message-ID: <4F3A5C19.8010704@intertwingly.net>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
CC: Frank Olivier <Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
The chairs have agreed to split this issue as requested, and have opened 
Issue 205:

http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/205

Separate calls for Alternate Counter Proposals will be issued on both 
131 and 205 shortly.

- Sam Ruby

On 02/11/2012 05:06 PM, Frank Olivier wrote:
> To clarify:
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> We should split this issue into the following two issues:
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> [a] Reading (static) text from a canvas element / defining how authors indicate where (static) text is on a canvas element
> Define what author guidance and methods should be used to enable users to find and read static text that has been rendered onto a canvas. This might include enabling caret browsing and text selection.
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/FocusRingTextBaseline
> http://www.w3.org/wiki/Reading_text_in_canvas
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> [b] Text editing in canvas
> Define what author guidance and methods should be used to create accessible text editors using canvas as a rendering surface.
> - or -
> Keep existing spec text that advised authors to not implement text editors using canvas as a rendering surface
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/CaretSelectionRevised
> http://www.w3.org/wiki/No_edit_change_proposal_for_canvas_text_editing
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> I've added the recent Change Proposals to the two individual issues.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Olivier [mailto:Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 2:44 PM
> To: Richard Schwerdtfeger; Paul Cotton; Sam Ruby (rubys@intertwingly.net)
> Cc: public-html@w3.org; public-html-a11y@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Issue 131 Change Proposal
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> Thanks for the feedback, Rich.
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> I think that there are two issues in 131 (text editing in canvas, and reading static text rendered into a canvas element); I have filed change proposals for both.
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> I think that, for the issue of reading text from a canvas, we should be able to achieve consensus, as you note below.
> For text editing, consensus seems less likely.
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> I propose that we split 131 into separate issues.
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> Thanks
> Frank
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Schwerdtfeger [mailto:schwer@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 1:41 PM
> To: Frank Olivier
> Cc: public-html@w3.org; public-html-a11y@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Issue 131 Change Proposal
>
> Hi Frank,
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> Thanks for submitting another solution Frank.
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> I believe this would work provided we add some work under way related to ARIA 1.1.  I am not sure everyone uses the subdom text cursor position.
> Another issue is that Macs, currently don't support caret browsing. If you would like me to discuss the work under way I would be happy to do that. In short, I believe this would work but we would need to do the other things.
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> Note: to the chairs: This is not an alternative to the text baseline. That is another aspect for Issue 131 which would apply to either proposal for caret/selection tracking.
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> Rich
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> Rich Schwerdtfeger
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> From:	Frank Olivier<Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com>
> To:	"public-html@w3.org"<public-html@w3.org>,
> Cc:	"public-html-a11y@w3.org"<public-html-a11y@w3.org>
> Date:	02/10/2012 03:12 PM
> Subject:	Issue 131 Change Proposal
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> I would like to submit http://www.w3.org/wiki/Reading_text_in_canvas as a change proposal for this issue.
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> This proposal defines author guidance that outlines a solution to the problem of reading text in canvas elements, improving accessibility.
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> Thanks
> Frank
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