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Re: FW: ACTION-133: Develop an accessibility API and model for canvas as well as attributes to specify alternative content

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 17:31:40 +0000 (UTC)
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0912171730490.15825@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 17 Dec 2009, Paul Cotton wrote:
> At this point the canvas working group is in agreement that we need a 
> shadow DOM with support for ARIA semantics. We have some test samples 
> and we need to get browser support to expose the shadow DOM to the 
> accessibility API.

Can you clarify if you are using the term "shadow DOM" as defined by SVG, 
as defined by XBL, or in some new sense? I don't really understand what 
the difference is between the agreement referenced above and what the spec 
already requires.

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