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[Bug 8722] focus behaviour should be same for canvas regions as for elements

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Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 02:37:50 +0000
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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|REOPENED                    |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |NEEDSINFO

--- Comment #9 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2010-02-25 02:37:50 ---
I have no idea what this means.

> Unless a focus event is recognized by AT,

Do you mean a 'focus' event, a focus request by the user, a change of focus, a
call to element.focus(), a call to window.focus(), or something else?

> at the co-ordinates of the focus rectangle drawn on the canvas,

Do you mean a focus rectangle drawn by drawFocusRing(), a focus rectangle drawn
by script, or a focus rectangle drawn by a UA rendering a focus rectangle
around an actual control?

> then AT will not be able to move focus to the rectangle

By "move focus" do you mean the magnification focus? The OS focus? The UA
focus? The JS/DOM/CSS focus? Some other focus?

> as it effectively has no meaning other than a being a shape on the canvas.
> I understand that a focus event can be flagged by the use of standard
> APIs.

Do you mean OS APIs? AT APIs? ARIA? The canvas 2D APIs?

> Does the the spec currently require/recommend that such an event flag
> occurs when the focus rectangle is drawn? If not why not? 

I have no idea what this question means.

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Status: Did Not Understand Request
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: I don't understand. Could you elaborate?

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