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Conformance Level wrong

From: WCAG 2.0 Comment Form <nobody@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 07:34:24 +0000 (GMT)
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Name: Brian Hardy
Email: brian.hardy@visionaustralia.org
Affiliation: Vision Australia
Document: W2
Item Number: Success Criterion 1.4.3
Part of Item: 
Comment Type: technical
Summary of Issue: Conformance Level wrong
Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
Having sufficient contrast on a website is critical for people with low vision. Without it the website content is not available

Use of assistive technolgy such as Magnifiers does not overcome this problem. 

While it may be possible to use a stylesheet to change the contrast, this is an necessary and unreasonable burden on the user. It is easy to build websites with reasonable contrast and is basic to accessible design.

Proposed Change:
Change from Level AA to Level A.
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