IRC log of html-a11y on 2014-03-17

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ok, trackbot; I see WAI_HTML AT()6:00PM scheduled to start in 15 minutes
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Meeting: HTML Accessibility Task Force Teleconference
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Date: 17 March 2014
21:45:59 [MarkS]
agenda+ hit regions as Paths vs Pixels (Rik's email) [2]
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agenda+ How events are handled. (Rik's email) [2]
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agenda+ Review Hit Regions in Editor's Draft [1]
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agenda+ Possible Coordination meeting at HTML WG F2F April 8-9
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agenda+ Next Meeting
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Meeting: Canvas Accessibility Sub-Group Teleconference
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chair: MarkS
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scribe: MarkS
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WAI_HTML AT()6:00PM has now started
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zakim, aaaa is me
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+MarkS; got it
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zakim, agenda?
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I see 5 items remaining on the agenda:
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1. hit regions as Paths vs Pixels (Rik's email) [from 2 via MarkS]
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2. How events are handled. (Rik's email) [from 2 via MarkS]
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3. Review Hit Regions in Editor's Draft [from 1 via MarkS]
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4. Possible Coordination meeting at HTML WG F2F April 8-9 [from MarkS]
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5. Next Meeting [from MarkS]
22:02:29 [jaymunro]
I'll be a minute late
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zakim, take up first item
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I don't understand 'take up first item', MarkS
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zakim, take up next item
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agendum 1. "hit regions as Paths vs Pixels (Rik's email)" taken up [from 2]
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22:07:24 [jaymunro]
zakim, microsoft has me
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+jaymunro; got it
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MS: What does WHAT WG say?
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RC: It says pixels too
22:09:47 [MarkS] doesn't really matter, but when you start doing calculations, it will be much harder to do those on pixels rather than paths.
22:10:18 [MarkS] determining if there are any pixels on the canvas (if not, triggers clearing of the region list)
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MS: Will that cause any issues since Path is not in spec?
22:11:02 [MarkS]
RC: no, because we already have the current default path.
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JM: Will it affect how it gets implemented once Path gets developed
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RC: no
22:12:01 [MarkS] will be change the spec a bit. clear region that covers the pixels.
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MS: removeHitRegion refers to pixels too
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RC: and the garbage collection algorithm
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...step 11
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JM: so remove that completely?
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RC: yes, I think so
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...clear regions that cover the pixels
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...region for a pixel should stay
22:15:07 [MarkS] it is, you have to transcribe the canvas to a bit map and analyze every pixel. expensive operation.
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MS: would have to change step 7 which refers to pixels as well
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RS: Nobody wants to start checking pixels
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s/step 7/addHitRegion step 7
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RC: reword to "Hit Region's path"
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MS: Step 11 in addHitRegion
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RC: that one goes away. That is the problem step.
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zakim, take up next item
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agendum 2. "How events are handled. (Rik's email)" taken up [from 2]
22:20:25 [MarkS]
RC: set an email to WHAT WG and Ian made a bunch of changes to how events are handled. Not quite sure he answered my question.
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RS: the event just goes to the object that's registered
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...oh, so there is no handler? It will bubble anyway
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RC: the event target is the canvas, not the fallback element.
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RS: it should
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RC: the spec doesn't say that
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RS: We need to work on the spec to make it say that then
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RC: It currently says, "change the target"
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RS: Redirect? Dispatch the target?
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RC: that doesn't change the target attribute on the event.
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...if you don't change the handler, you can end up sending the event to the fallback when you want to send it to canvas
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RS: we need to specify that it bubbles up until an element is ready to handle the event.
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RC: Robert Ocallahan had question about default action.
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...would be difficult to implement
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RS: you would have to write a handler.
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...the user could always create the handler
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...nothing in the spec says we have to have a default action
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...cynthia shelley wanted to have something like that, but we couldn't et enough implementations for aria 1
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...i think this is a reasonable expectation for now.
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MS: any future compatibility issues if we introduce this in L2
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RS: yeah, maybe. we would have to figure out where it goes.
22:27:29 [MarkS] would have to have a handler on it to activate it.
22:28:52 [MarkS]
RC: if you click on upper corner of the region...
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RS: no fallback elements, canvas is one single object
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...should be relative to the canvas
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...set the location, and have the offset for x,y be within the canvas element.
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RC: the spec doesn't say recalculate where you click.
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RS: if you have a div in html, the x,y position is relative to that div. shouldn't it be the same?
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RC: if you want that, it needs to be in the spec
22:32:01 [MarkS]
JM: if someone can sketch it out, I can write it.
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RS: in my mind, the x, y position would be relative to the bounding rectangle for that button.
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...if nothing hit the region the location would be based on it relative to the bounding box of the canvas.
22:34:32 [MarkS]
RC: Ian made a bunch of changes that we might want to pull in as well.
22:34:58 [MarkS]
...he also refers to other parts of the HTML spec as well. touch events... he changed how click handlers work.
22:35:12 [MarkS] you want to have mouse in and out events too?
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RS: well, we know when the mouse is over the region.
22:36:40 [MarkS]
RC: i can see you wanting that, but it would be a lot of work to add on on mouse in and out
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RS: I think the author would want that... but I can see how it would be additional work.
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RC: we could inform the author
22:38:00 [MarkS]
RS: We could have the keyboard handler and the mouse handler in the same place
22:38:19 [MarkS] the layout engine knows where these things are?
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RC: not really
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RS: oh...
22:39:06 [MarkS]
RC: it would get really complex
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...i have been doing some experiments. on the canvas element itself, I can add a handler that tests if the mouse is over a hit region.
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RS: To get this done, for canvas 1 we would handle clicks, and general mouse events, (move) save mouse in and out for canvas l2.
22:43:08 [MarkS]
RC: seems like Ian's changes would make it much more difficult to implement.
22:44:36 [MarkS]
RS: if the user moves the mouse over the canvas, accessible object from point will not work.
22:44:54 [MarkS]
RC: i think it will. that is how the a11y tools do it.
22:45:14 [cabanier_]
link to updated event handling:
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JM: would the author be responsible for recording the location of the region so that he can perform calculations for determining mouse in and mouse out?
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RC: yeah
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JM: OK, so when he calls addHitRegion
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zakim, close item 2
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agendum 2, How events are handled. (Rik's email), closed
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I see 3 items remaining on the agenda; the next one is
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3. Review Hit Regions in Editor's Draft [from 1 via MarkS]
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WAI_HTML AT()6:00PM has ended
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Attendees were +1.617.319.aaaa, MarkS, cabanier, Rich_Schwerdtfeger, jaymunro
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