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RE: CSS Parsed Unambiguously

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 11:10:08 -0500
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <009401c68e3a$afaa0380$8b17a8c0@NC6000BAK>

This would fail the contrast SC wouldn't it?. 

Where did you find this by the way? 

We should document it for the contrast SC. 


Gregg

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Ridpath [mailto:chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca] 
> Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 10:44 AM
> To: Gregg Vanderheiden; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
> Subject: Re: CSS Parsed Unambiguously
> 
> Here's an example of a real world problem:
> 
> body {
>  background: black 10;
>  color: yellow;
> }
> 
> CSS Grammar is correct and looks fine in IE (tested on 
> version 6). However it's almost impossible to read in Firefox 
> (tested on 1.5.0.4).
> 
> This is an accessibility problem for people with low vision 
> and this product could ship.
> 
> So I agree with Tina:
> >   So, basically, we /do/ have a case of what I asked last week: a 
> > stylesheet
> >   can pass SC 4.1.1 and be harmful to accessibility - both 
> at the same 
> > time.
> 
> Also, it's possible that content can fail SC 4.1.1 and have 
> no harmful effects on accessibility.
> 
> Chris
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
> To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 11:10 AM
> Subject: RE: CSS Parsed Unambiguously
> 
> 
> >
> > No
> >
> > Actually it would be a page that was accessible ONLY to people with
> > disabilities (who use screen reader or don't use style sheets).
> >
> > If we can restrict ourselves to problem that actually occur 
> in pages on 
> > the
> > web it would be helpful.
> >
> > Black text on black background is not going to ship.   And is not an
> > accessibility problem.  People with disabilities and using 
> AT are actually
> > at an advantage, not disadvantage.
> >
> > Gregg
> >
> 
> 
Received on Monday, 12 June 2006 16:10:21 GMT

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