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Re: Ease of testing canvas accessible subtree

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 20:22:30 +0000 (UTC)
To: David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1002052021220.26790@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 5 Feb 2010, David Bolter wrote:
> Good point. I think the browser could decide to fire a native focus 
> event just for the drawFocusRing case.

I don't think that is possible, since it would require the UA to know 
ahead of time whether or not drawFocusRing() is going to be called.

On Fri, 5 Feb 2010, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Having that would (as Phillip points out) be useful in the course of 
> development, but I don't think it would be good to ship such a mode in 
> production. Perhaps it should be a mode provided by the UA as a 
> development aid, rather than a feature in markup. I think all the major 
> browsers offer integrated developer tools now, either built-in or as a 
> supported add-on.

I would strongly support such a development mode. That would IMHO be 
extremely useful.

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