Re: hit testing and retained graphics

Hi henri,
developers make bad choices all the time, the point at which they address
accessibility is often when they try to sell their product to a government
agency or get sued.


On 29 June 2011 15:53, Henri Sivonen <> wrote:

> On Wed, 2011-06-29 at 09:50 -0400, E.J. Zufelt wrote:
> > And, when developers build a GUI on canvas, and therefore are "wrong",
> how will persons with certain disabilities access that GUI so that they can
> be full participants in the "wrongness", be it at school, work, or for
> entertainment?
> If a developer makes bad enough choices to use <canvas> to build a GUI
> Web app, why would that developer suddenly gain enough clue to use a
> <canvas> accessibility API to a useful effect?
> --
> Henri Sivonen

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG | |
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Received on Wednesday, 29 June 2011 15:00:11 UTC