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Re: Issue 131 Change Proposal

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 14:59:51 -0800
Message-Id: <D06D3BCB-253E-4EA1-B03B-4B7C791212CC@jumis.com>
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "Sam Ruby (rubys@intertwingly.net)" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
To: Frank Olivier <Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com>
Are you suggesting that text selection and cursor positioning are part of text editing?

I submit that they are a valid mode of navigation and text selection does not mean editing. Read only is fine.

-Charles

On Feb 10, 2012, at 2:44 PM, Frank Olivier <Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the feedback, Rich.
> 
> I think that there are two issues in 131 (text editing in canvas, and reading static text rendered into a canvas element); I have filed change proposals for both.
> 
> I think that, for the issue of reading text from a canvas, we should be able to achieve consensus, as you note below.
> For text editing, consensus seems less likely.
> 
> I propose that we split 131 into separate issues.
> 
> Thanks
> Frank
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Schwerdtfeger [mailto:schwer@us.ibm.com] 
> Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 1:41 PM
> To: Frank Olivier
> Cc: public-html@w3.org; public-html-a11y@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Issue 131 Change Proposal
> 
> Hi Frank,
> 
> Thanks for submitting another solution Frank.
> 
> I believe this would work provided we add some work under way related to ARIA 1.1.  I am not sure everyone uses the subdom text cursor position.
> Another issue is that Macs, currently don't support caret browsing. If you would like me to discuss the work under way I would be happy to do that. In short, I believe this would work but we would need to do the other things.
> 
> Note: to the chairs: This is not an alternative to the text baseline. That is another aspect for Issue 131 which would apply to either proposal for caret/selection tracking.
> 
> Rich
> 
> 
> Rich Schwerdtfeger
> 
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> 
> From:    Frank Olivier <Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com>
> To:    "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>,
> Cc:    "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
> Date:    02/10/2012 03:12 PM
> Subject:    Issue 131 Change Proposal
> 
> 
> 
> I would like to submit http://www.w3.org/wiki/Reading_text_in_canvas as a change proposal for this issue.
> 
> This proposal defines author guidance that outlines a solution to the problem of reading text in canvas elements, improving accessibility.
> 
> Thanks
> Frank
> 
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Received on Friday, 10 February 2012 23:19:53 GMT

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