W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-comments-wcag20@w3.org > December 2007

Re: WCAG2 Techniques: F14 and F26 duplicates same issue

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 15:34:29 -0800
Message-ID: <824e742c0712111534x1defeb1eg688b2ee59ee08d28@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Sailesh Panchang" <spanchang02@yahoo.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

While these techniques could be combined, we separated them to
highlight the specific way of relying only on shape described by F26.
We did not think it would be obvious to many people that the practice
of using characters in a font for their graphical appearance, rather
than their meaning, would be a failure of SC 1.3.3.

Regards,

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group

On Nov 26, 2007 7:06 AM, Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Refer to:
> F14: Failure of SC 1.3.3 due to identifying content
> only by its shape or location
> F26: Failure of SC 1.3.3 due to using a graphical
> symbol alone to convey information [
> LC-780]
>
>
> Comment:
> It appears F26 duplicates what is covered by F14. The
> example  under F26 may be included under F14.
>
> Thanks,
> Sailesh Panchang
> Deque Systems
> www.deque.com
>
>
>       ____________________________________________________________________________________
> Be a better pen pal.
> Text or chat with friends inside Yahoo! Mail. See how.  http://overview.mail.yahoo.com/
>
>
Received on Tuesday, 11 December 2007 23:34:42 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 21:11:09 UTC