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

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sun, 1 May 2011 00:13:55 +1200
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=_oOqjmQXwF_Aq4Y05V3Lbd+cgRg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 11:22 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> 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?


I'm not asking for that. I was just responding to Richard's question.

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
>

I apologize. What is an acceptable synonym for "bonehead" in this context?

Rob
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