[html5] Alt tag or alike feature to be used for accessability and SEO

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Apr 26 12:55:12 PDT 2010

On Mon, 26 Apr 2010, Saurabh Jain wrote:
> We will like to use Canvas for building an editor which creates rich 
> dynamic pages. All data will be encoded in JSON. The final output of the 
> editor will be JSON only. A JavaScript file will execute this JSON. 
> Therefore we would not be using any other HTML tag inside body except 
> for Canvas.

That's really not a valid use of <canvas>. For an editor, you want to use 
<textarea> or contenteditable="" or designMode. Using <canvas> will mean 
that the platform selection, clipboard, drag-and-drop, and many other 
behaviours will fail to work correctly.

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