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Re: Non-goal for HTML: Picture-perfect rendering

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 16:17:09 -0700
Message-ID: <17956.1013.569657.654654@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: hyatt@apple.com
Cc: murray@muzmo.com, mjs@apple.com, public-html@w3.org


Dave, too thoughts might have gotten inter-tangled here -- Canvas
and its ability to do pixel-perfect things, and HTML in its
entirety becoming a language for specifying pixel-perfect
rendering.

My message "if we're talking about pixel-perfect rendering, it's
time to push the Reset button ..."
applied to HTML the markup langugae fo rthe Web that was supposed
to allow one to write Web pages without worrying about which
vendor's browser or which kind of display the end-user was
looking at the page on ... ---

David Hyatt writes:
 > 
 > <canvas> supports fallback for accessibility.
 > 
 > dave
 > 
 > On Apr 16, 2007, at 2:03 PM, Murray Maloney wrote:
 > 
 > >
 > > At 11:07 AM 4/16/2007 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
 > >
 > >
 > >> On Apr 16, 2007, at 10:39 AM, Murray Maloney wrote:
 > >>
 > >>>
 > >>> I couldn't agree more with T.V. Raman on this matter.
 > >>> I suggest that we promote this statement to the status
 > >>> of Design Principle.
 > >>
 > >> I disagree. Consistent rendering, to some extent and at least for
 > >> some media, is required for interoperability. Your proposed principle
 > >> would be in direct conflict with our interoperability goals.
 > >
 > > So you say. TV Raman and I disagree. Convince us.
 > > While you are at it, please explain how you propose to
 > > accomplish "Picture-perfect rendering" in braille and speech.
 > >
 > > Regards,
 > >
 > > Murray
 > >
 > >
 > 

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--raman

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