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Re: resolution supporting navsubstree change proposal

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 02:05:28 -0700
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Michael Smith <mike@w3.org>, public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-id: <D7BB8777-F366-43D5-80F4-8F3BB6776AD2@apple.com>
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>

On Mar 16, 2010, at 1:57 AM, Steven Faulkner wrote:

> hi maciej,
> my understanding is that in the navsubtree proposal the default  
> state is for the canvas content to be navigable, as it is in the  
> spec currently.

I see. That does make a difference. To reframe my earlier line of  
questioning - is it conforming to specify navsubtree=false? If so,  
does that mean it would now be conforming to have inaccessible canvas  
content, or are authors required to provide some alternate means of  
accessibility if they specify that value? If the latter, what are some  
examples of how they would do that?

> >I also do not know where to find a link to the Change Proposal. The  
> only link I can find is this, which is not a proper Change Proposal  
> (among other things it >lacks rationale): <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/att-0014/canvaselement-issue74-feedback1.html 
> >. Is there a version available >that includes rationale? Perhaps  
> that would answer my question.
> I have been tasked with writing the proposal based on the link you  
> site above which is the modifications to the current, I will have it  
> done this week.

Looking forward to it...


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