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

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 19:36:52 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80907091136j6e690239j19e4f97d12ef80b9@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
hi maciej,

Whether its a great use of canvas or not, it appears that people want to
create UI controls in canvas.

regards
steve

2009/7/9 Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.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
>
>


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