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Re: ISSUE-201: canvas-fallback - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 02:21:50 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkP7xsCoX+vNXdcF7dWApyp37CrTXG5dMss+kH3F5o9uQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Hi ted,

as per my previous email

I would be appreciative if you could provide in your change proposal,
> rationale and any details of how this aspect of hixie's hitregion() may be
> implemented to hook up with accessibility APIs:
> An unbacked region description consists of the following:
> Optionally, a label.
> An ARIA role, which, if the unbacked region description<http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/the-canvas-element.html#hit-region%27s-unbacked-region-description> also
> has a label, could be the empty string.

no rationale is provided for this aspect.

I am not adverse to the additions to the canvas spec, but think it a
reasonable expectation that when asked for, an explanation of the reasoning
for a particular feature is provided. I also think that if no rationale for
something is provided it is reasonable to dispute the addition of the


On 12 April 2012 00:49, Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com> wrote:

> I wrote:
> > I volunteer to write an alternate Change Proposal for [ISSUE-201].
> Here it is:
>         http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/User:Eoconnor/ISSUE-201
> Thanks,
> Ted

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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