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Re: FW: update to at risk features in Canvas

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 02:07:38 +0900
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@adobe.com>
Cc: "mark@w3.org" <mark@w3.org>, "schwer@us.ibm.com" <schwer@us.ibm.com>, "dbolter@mozilla.com" <dbolter@mozilla.com>, "dmazzoni@chromium.org" <dmazzoni@chromium.org>, "franko@microsoft.com" <franko@microsoft.com>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "janina@rednote.net" <janina@rednote.net>
Message-ID: <20130929170736.GS99230@sideshowbarker>
Hi Rik,

Rik Cabanier <cabanier@adobe.com>, 2013-09-29 09:51 -0700:

> > It seems to me the reason for the renaming suggestion was not just to make
> > it less confusing but because it's actually not itself drawing a custom focus
> >ring at all, and is not even ensuring at all that one will actually be drawn.
> 
> That's correct. This API is more like a question "Should the author draw a focus ring?"
> However, it seems that this has been discussed quite a bit already and
> it's been in the spec for years. Why pull it out/rename it now?

Because it's not actually following the spec?

> > Does that actually meet the original requirement that was stated for
> > drawing custom focus rings, or is it doing something different?
> 
> What is the original requirement?

I assume it's what's defined for DrawCustomFocusRing in the current spec.

> The APIs notify the accessibility code and optionally draw a ring.

Is that exactly what the current spec says it should do?

  --Mike

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