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

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 17:13:59 +0200
Cc: joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F410029A-60CA-4A55-ADC4-BAEB7A7F5060@berjon.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
On Jul 10, 2009, at 15:18 , Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Aside: The retained-mode accessibility solution already exists,  
> although I don't know how buggy it is in practice: Putting a DOM  
> subtree potentially with ARIA attributes into <canvas> content.  
> However, to a large extent this defeats the point of having an  
> immediate-mode graphics API. If the developers were OK with retained  
> mode, they might as well use SVG+ARIA.

Actually, having experimented with that, there is a benefit: you're  
not using the DOM, so the overhead of the tree you maintain (which is  
pretty much just a list) is much smaller.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
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Received on Friday, 10 July 2009 15:14:36 UTC

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