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Re: another example of HTMl 5 canvas with interactive UI elements.

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2009 11:01:03 -0700
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-id: <E3773F16-04DF-4DD6-8BD3-E9456334D55F@apple.com>
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>

On Jul 9, 2009, at 2:26 AM, Steven Faulkner wrote:

> http://tools.mozilla.com/
>
> non mouse users get a link to a html version
> http://tools.mozilla.com/simple.html
>
> Reminds me of alternatives offered to flash content.
>
> We have the opportunity to work out how to allow developers to  
> provide an accessible canvas based UI controls, before users with  
> disabilities are ghettoised by the inherent inaccessibility of  
> canvas as currently specced.

It's not a great use of canvas. The same visual effects could be done  
with CSS Transitions and the markup would be accessible with little or  
no extra effort.

  - Maciej
Received on Thursday, 9 July 2009 18:01:47 UTC

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