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Re: [whatwg] Outline style to use for drawSystemFocusRing

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 23:12:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dominic Mazzoni <dmazzoni@google.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1309302310570.20189@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
On Mon, 30 Sep 2013, Dominic Mazzoni wrote:
> 
> I don't think that drawCustomFocusRing should switch to the system focus 
> rectangle style just because that preference was set - it might look 
> horrible on a particular canvas.

It's the whole point of the feature. Draw the focus ring the way the user 
needs it to be drawn, if there's a special need, otherwise, let me draw it 
my fancy hard-to-see way.


> If the choice is ship drawCustomFocusRing with flaws or delay it until 
> the next revision so we can get it right, my vote is firmly for the 
> latter. I do not support shipping it as-is.

I don't understand what the problem is with the current API, but I agree 
that if it's broken it should be fixed.

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