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Re: Canvas and ARIA alternatives

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2012 19:01:41 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEhSh3fr8zXwcevfe2DQHTBKBs4sd_hT4o8wXRNUFTxT7JvJDg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Sharpe <isforums@manx.net>
Cc: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Ian Sharpe <isforums@manx.net> wrote:
> Out of interest, what exactly is the reason for your assertion that:
> There's little W3C can do here beyond trying to minimize damage by working
> on helping developers provide semantics to back their custom look and feel,
> which is exactly what those working on the web stack (including canvas) are
> trying to do.

W3C barely has an impact when it comes to helping people achieve their
goals (self-expression, playing around, selling things, etc); telling
them they should have sacrifice their goals in favour of the W3C's
goals is not going to have a greater impact. Helping people do both at
once makes the most of W3C's minimal influence.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2012 18:02:29 UTC

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