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Re: User intended interactions [1st & 3rd Parties]

From: Tom Lowenthal <tom@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 12:24:21 -0800
Message-ID: <4EC2CA75.2020201@mozilla.com>
CC: "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
The important thing is that the user can experience the branding. If the
user has picked the screen stylesheet, then visual cues are sufficient.
If the user has picked the text stylesheet then there should be text
indications. If there's an image that contains the branding, then the
alt-text for the image should also have a text representation of the
branding. It's the responsibility of the widget developer to include
appropriate cues for all users they track.

On 11/11/2011 11:58 AM, Karl Dubost wrote:
> Would you clarify what do you mean by "no obvious branding or clear indication".
> because that would not work either with accessibility requirements, if you meant 
> visual cues for the branding. Our documents would have a bad review from 
> Protocols & Formats Working Group by excluding some categories of users. 
> What about something such as
>     7. The user visits a site. There is a weather widget with no
>     accessible (in a wcag way) indication that the widget is not
>     operated by and part of the site that they are visiting. The
>     user clicks on the widget to scroll forward and see
>     tomorrow's weather. The widget is at all times a third
>     party.

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