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Re: Design Principles

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 20:50:26 +0200
To: "John Foliot" <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ut8rx8wm64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 20 May 2009 20:42:52 +0200, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu> wrote:
> The other issue I noted from this exchange is
> "...Right now examples are only indicated by a green left border, without
> any explicit label as examples..."
>
> ...which is a direct contradiction to:
> WCAG 2 - 1.4.1 Use of Color: Color is not used as the only visual means  
> of
> conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or
> distinguishing a visual element. (Level A);
>
> WCAG 1 - 2.1 Ensure that all information conveyed with color is also
> available without color, for example from context or markup. [Priority  
> 1];
>
> and Section 508 ยง 1194.22 c) Web pages shall be designed so that all
> information conveyed with color is also available without color, for
> example from context or markup.
>
> That we have gotten this far and still have such glaring accessibility
> issues is troubling at the very least - we should be eating our own dog
> food yes?

Markup is available. It might not be ideal though.


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Anne van Kesteren
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