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[Bug 7011] canvas accessible fallback provison is under specified

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Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> changed:

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--- Comment #10 from Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>  2009-06-26 10:24:47 ---
(In reply to comment #8)
> >Isn't canvas.appendChild(document.createTextNode(s)) already such a method?
> One of the issues I found when looking into canvas is that when canvas is added
> using document.createElement("canvas"), which appears to be quite a common
> method, there is not actually a container canvas <canvas></canvas> element
> created, just <canvas />, so there is not fallback container.
> I have talked about it here:
> http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/?p=299
> perhaps this issue is not an issue, just a misunderstanding due to my lack of
> expertise.

I think it is not an issue: you can append a text node to a canvas element
whether it was created with createElement() or appeared as <canvas></canvas> in
the markup; there's no difference between the two.

Cufón could add the text to the canvas instead of as a sibling span, but it
appears they don't do it because of a bug in Opera.

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