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[Bug 7011] canvas accessible fallback provision is under specified

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Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 10:40:25 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7011


steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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            Summary|canvas accessible fallback  |canvas accessible fallback
                   |provison is under specified |provision is under specified




--- Comment #11 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  2009-06-26 10:40:24 ---
So can you append an element?

I tried this
newp = document.createElement("p"); 
document.getElementById('myCanvas').appendChild(newp);

but didn't work.

(In reply to comment #10)
> (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.
> http://groups.google.com/group/cufon/browse_thread/thread/a938785c3c58addb?pli=1


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