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Re: hit testing and retained graphics

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 16:26:18 -0700
Cc: "'Tab Atkins Jr.'" <jackalmage@gmail.com>, 'Charles Pritchard' <chuck@jumis.com>, 'Charles McCathieNevile' <chaals@opera.com>, 'Richard Schwerdtfeger' <schwer@us.ibm.com>, 'Cameron McCormack' <cam@mcc.id.au>, 'Cynthia Shelly' <cyns@microsoft.com>, david.bolter@gmail.com, 'Frank Olivier' <Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com>, Mike@w3.org, public-canvas-api@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, public-html-a11y@w3.org
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To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>

On Jun 28, 2011, at 2:32 PM, John Foliot wrote:

> Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> 
>> The WHATWG wiki pages for Video Caption and Modal Dialog use cases
>> exemplify what is meant by compiling clear use-cases:
>> *
>> <http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Use_cases_for_timed_tracks_rendered_over_v
>> ideo_by_the_UA>
>> 
>> They examine existing usage to discover what features are important,
>> and give several examples of each.  This way we can tell directly
>> whether the solutions we're crafting are adequate, by attempting to
>> recreate the examples with the proposed solution.
> 
> And right there, you've identified the disconnect. Those "use cases" for 
> video captioning are, frankly, bollocks, as they do not address a 
> significant amount of accessibility concerns.

John, this kind of language is not appropriate for public-html. Please strive to keep it professional.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Tuesday, 28 June 2011 23:26:57 GMT

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