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RE: hit testing and retained graphics

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 16:34:34 -0400
Message-Id: <E1Qc1Z4-0001eR-1c@lisa.w3.org>
To: "John Foliot" <jfoliot@stanford.edu>, "'Paul Bakaus'" <pbakaus@zynga.com>, "'Tab Atkins Jr.'" <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: "'Charles Pritchard'" <chuck@jumis.com>, "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <chaals@opera.com>, "'Richard Schwerdtfeger'" <schwer@us.ibm.com>, "'Cameron McCormack'" <cam@mcc.id.au>, "'Cynthia Shelly'" <cyns@microsoft.com>,<david.bolter@gmail.com>, "'Frank Olivier'" <Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com>,<Mike@w3.org>, <public-canvas-api@w3.org>,<public-html@w3.org>, <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
For Canvas to be usable as part of HTML5, yes, it will need to 
support accessibility. But there may still be additional ways to 
achieve that. There are a few additional approaches being explored; 
hopefully one of those will bear fruit and you'll see a posting 
proposing an alternative approach within the next day or two.

- Judy

At 08:11 AM 6/29/2011 -0700, John Foliot wrote:
>Paul Bakaus wrote:
> >
> > there are very few production
> > apps out there that could benefit largely from increased accessibility
> > on the canvas object itself.
>In other words, you will happily ship a work product that does not meet
>accessibility requirements? I just want to be 100% crystal clear here, as
>this is how I am interpreting that statement.
>After all, all animals are created equal, some are just more equal than
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