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Re: not clear why G205 is listed as a related technique ( LC-2947)

From: <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:06:19 +0000
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To: Andrew Arch <andrew.arch@gmail.com>
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 Dear Andrew Arch ,

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has reviewed the
comments you sent [1] on the Last Call Working Draft [2] of the Techniques
for WCAG 2.0 (Public Review Draft) published on 24 Jul 2014. Thank you for
having taken the time to review the document and to send us comments!

The Working Group's response to your comment is included below.

Please review it carefully and let us know by email at
public-comments-wcag20@w3.org if you agree with it or not before 1
September 2014. In case of disagreement, you are requested to provide a
specific solution for or a path to a consensus with the Working Group. If
such a consensus cannot be achieved, you will be given the opportunity to
raise a formal objection which will then be reviewed by the Director during
the transition of this document to the next stage in the W3C Recommendation
Track.

Thanks,

For the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group,
Michael Cooper
W3C Staff Contact

 1. http://www.w3.org/mid/E1XIFLx-00085w-Ba@stuart.w3.org
 2. http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2014/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20140724/


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Your comment on G128: Indicating current location within navigation bars:
> Item Number: G128
> Part of Item: Related Techniques
> Comment Type: question
> Summary of Issue: not clear why G205 is listed as a related technique
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> I could not see the relationship G205 has to G128, and hence why it was
> add as an additional related technique.


Working Group Resolution (LC-2947):
Technique G205 is listed as a related technique since the use of color in
two of the examples is potentially similar to the topic of G205.  To help
make this more clear we are providing additional techniques that relate to
G128:

G14: Ensuring that information conveyed by color differences is also
available in text
G182: Ensuring that additional visual cues are available when text color
differences are used to convey information
G183: Using a contrast ratio of 3:1 with surrounding text and providing
additional visual cues on focus for links or controls where color alone is
used to identify them


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