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Re: Proposal: Canvas accessibility and a media querries approach for alternative content (Action Item 6 in the HTML Accessibility Task Force)

From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 16:36:16 -0600
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, public-canvas-api@w3.org, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, public-html-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFC24D4555.75243D26-ON862576B3.006044C1-862576B3.007C2BD0@us.ibm.com>
Rich Schwerdtfeger
Distinguished Engineer, SWG Accessibility Architect/Strategist

public-html-request@w3.org wrote on 01/20/2010 10:42:01 AM:

> Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> 
> Sent by: public-html-request@w3.org
> 
> 01/20/2010 10:42 AM
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> To
> 
> Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
> 
> cc
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> public-canvas-api@w3.org, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
> 
> Subject
> 
> Re: Proposal: Canvas accessibility and a media querries approach 
> for   alternative content (Action Item 6 in the HTML Accessibility Task 
Force)
> 
> Steven Faulkner wrote:
> > basing the drawing of focus rings only for keyboard users does not 
resolve
> > the issue for  a range of users who use a mouse, but benefit from the 
viusal
> > cue of the focus ring , telling users you must use the keyboard to get 
the
> > focus ring is not really an option.
> >
> > focus is drawn on most elements in browsers and on the desktop, when 
an
> > element receives focus not just for keyboard users.
> 
> If the author wants the focus ring to be drawn on objects that are 
> clicked on the canvas, then I believe the script would be able to call 
> element.focus() on the corresponding element, which would trigger the 
> onfocus event, which could then repaint the canvas with an appropriate 
> focus ring.  So it is possible to do what you're saying, but it does 
> require the script author to take the appropriate steps to achieve it.

Yes. 

> 
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> Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
> http://lachy.id.au/
> http://www.opera.com/
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