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Re: ACTION-885

From: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2009 18:13:37 -0000
To: "Adam Connors" <adamconnors@google.com>, "Jeff Sonstein" <jxsast@rit.edu>
Cc: "Jo Rabin" <jrabin@mtld.mobi>, "Public BPWG" <public-bpwg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u2vt8zrwh8on37@bruce-pc>
On Tue, 03 Nov 2009 15:10:32 -0000, Adam Connors <adamconnors@google.com>  
wrote:

> In most cases Canvas is faster and should be preferred if it meets  
> requirements. However, since Canvas generates a flat bitmap it is not  
> inherently accessible and so should not be used as the sole means of  
> conveying information.
> -----  snip  -----
>
> my only teenie quibble
> would be with the last sentence
> which I think might better be changed from:
>
> "it is not inherently accessible and so"
>
> to instead read:
>
> "it is inherently not accessible as it is not part of the DOM, and so"

although work is slowly taking place on an accessibility API  
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/actions/133 so, while I'm aware that  
best practices are by definition a snapshot in time, we might want to note  
that it is *currently* not accessible?


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Received on Wednesday, 4 November 2009 18:14:25 UTC

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