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Re: ACTION-885 (Canvas)

From: Jo Rabin <jrabin@mtld.mobi>
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2009 16:40:03 +0000
Message-ID: <4AF05CE3.7030000@mtld.mobi>
To: Jeff Sonstein <jxsast@rit.edu>
CC: achuter@technosite.es, Public BPWG <public-bpwg@w3.org>, Henny Swan <hennys@opera.com>, Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk>
Folks, a gentle reminder that the document is in last call, so any 
changes will ideally be "editorial".

I don't want to suppress anyone's keenness to address this topic, but 
think that it may be too large a subject for an overview of this kind.

thanks
Jo

On 03/11/2009 16:28, Jeff Sonstein wrote:
> some good points
> 
> On Nov 3, 2009, at 12:17 PM, Alan Chuter wrote:
> 
>> Perhaps the word "alternative" is needed here, "If you need to use 
>> canvas, then provide an alternative."
> 
> I am not sure what that alternative might be...
> 
>> updated as the image is redrawn, if that changes its meaning. How this 
>> is done in canvas I don't know,
>> probably by the same script that updates the image.
> 
> I am not sure I can see any other way to accomplish this than through 
> scripting
> 
>> Another solution might be to require that it be used in an 
>> accessibility-supported way, as defined by WCAG [2].
> 
> I am also not sure how to make a canvas object meaningfully accessible
> 
> I wish I knew how
> and I hope someone can enlighten me
> 
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