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Re: hit testing and retained graphics

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 13:16:18 +1200
To: Matt May <mattmay@adobe.com>
Cc: public-canvas-api@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110630011618.GD31240@wok.mcc.id.au>
Matt May:
> Flash uses retained-mode graphics.

If Flash doesn’t support immediate mode graphics, then I’m not sure how
it would be that the “Bespin/Skywriter canvas-as-UI problem … would have
been reasonably well supported by the accessibility support found in
Flash Player 8”.  Would you not have had to rewrite Bespin with Flash’s
retained mode graphics API (and thus avoiding this whole problem in the
first place)?  Isn’t this the same as people saying “rewrite your app in

Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
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