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Re: ISSUE-131 counter proposal

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 04:40:27 +0000 (UTC)
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1103230440030.25791@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>

My apologies, this is for ISSUE-131, not 133.

On Wed, 23 Mar 2011, Ian Hickson wrote:
> 
> SUMMARY
> 
> Have a single API for caret positioning and focus ring support designed in 
> such a way that authors will actually use it.
> 
> RATIONALE
> 
> It's important when designing APIs driven by accessibility needs to ensure 
> that authors will use it even if they're not thinking about accessibility.
> 
> To do this, drawFocusRing() brings disparate low-level APIs into one 
> high-level API, by combining caret positioning with an API that is useful 
> to authors not attempting to use accessibility APIs, namely the drawing of 
> focus rings in a manner that follows platform conventions.
> 
> DETAILS
> 
> Change nothing.
> 
> IMPACT
> 
> No change.
> 
> 

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