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Re: revert request for change made to the HTML5 spec 23/05/2011

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 10:10:09 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTimvgj9hqLjcJ5KZkPHcJWyrtB398w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, chuck@jumis.com
The editor has made the revert
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=6200&to=6201

*note:* he has chosen to fork the HTML5 and WHATWG specs again.


regards
Stevef

On 4 June 2011 17:26, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> dear chairs,
>
> I request that the following change be reverted:
> http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=6144&to=6145
>
> It substantially changes the content model of the canvas element, it is
> claimed that the change is to
> "Further discourage misuse of <canvas> that cannot be made accessible or
> usable."
>
> The change does no such thing, it does not stop any author creating
> inaccessible canvas content, it only discourages authors from attempting to
> provide accessible alternatives within the canvas sub-dom to inaccessible
> user interface elements they may create using canvas.
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>
> www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
> www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
> dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
> Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>
>
>


-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
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