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Re: Bug 11239

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 14:48:35 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTimBvFY2Bim94+5kw-4Bv0fga97y2Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 2:31 PM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
<bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 10:07 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>>>    2. The UA cannot provide a blink rate (for whatever reason). When
>>>       drawing a canvas caret, the author wants to draw a caret with a
>>>       default blink rate (apparently this is usually 500ms).
>> What scenario could there be? If there is no concrete scenario where this
>> happens, then there's no point discussing it.
> I can /imagine/ a concrete scenario. Does that count?
> What if a visual-rendering UA delegated drawing of widgets (e.g.
> textareas) to the system and the system did not provide information
> about caret blink rate back? Then the author would want to draw a caret,
> but the UA would be unable to provide the correct blink rate to use.

The UA could just return 500ms and everyone would have an easier time.

Though see my previous email about that I think this feature should be
removed to save everyone time.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 28 April 2011 21:49:32 UTC

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