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Re: Working Group Decision on ISSUE-131 caret-location-api

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 18:22:10 +1200
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=o80P4+mgqax021b8wLkciyt+oeg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, jbrewer@w3.org
On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 6:15 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> As a Mozilla developer, I would not make caret and selection tracking for
> canvas a priority until it's clear that discouraging authors from
> implementing text editing in canvas has failed.

(And even then, we'd have to examine the reasons why authors were insisting
on writing text editors in canvas. If it's "because they're boneheads",
asking them to use special accessibility APIs is probably pointless.)

"Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]
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