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Re: Working Group Decision on ISSUE-131 caret-location-api

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 07:22:09 -0400
Message-ID: <4DBBF0E1.8090009@intertwingly.net>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 04/30/2011 02:22 AM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 6:15 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org
> <mailto:robert@ocallahan.org>> wrote:
>
>     As a Mozilla developer, I would not make caret and selection
>     tracking for canvas a priority until it's clear that discouraging
>     authors from implementing text editing in canvas has failed.
>
> (And even then, we'd have to examine the reasons why authors were
> insisting on writing text editors in canvas. If it's "because they're
> boneheads", asking them to use special accessibility APIs is probably
> pointless.)

Is the intent of this discussion to reopen the decision?  If so, I would 
encourage everybody to focus on New Information and Change Proposals. 
To date, Jonas and Rich have worked towards producing the former, and 
Rich has a first draft of the latter:

http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/new-information-status.html#ISSUE-131

As to the final paragraph above, this does not appear to be new 
information.  Instead it appears to be rehashing previous discussions. 
And furthermore, the tone is not appropriate for this mailing list:

http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ListGuidelines

> Rob

- Sam Ruby
Received on Saturday, 30 April 2011 11:22:38 UTC

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