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Re: [teitac-websoftware] Color

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 09:54:15 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0708210954l7b238404k10a663b507760056@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Sean Hayes" <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>
Cc: "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

"color coding" reads to me like the notation used to express the
color. I think it would be less clear.

On 8/21/07, Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com> wrote:
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> My preferred wording, as I've suggested in WCAG, is to use color coding
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> 1.4.1 Use of Color: Any information that is conveyed by color coding is also
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> Sean Hayes
>  Incubation Lab
>  Accessibility Business Unit
>  Microsoft
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> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf
> Of Gregg Vanderheiden
>  Sent: 21 August 2007 17:19
>  To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
>  Subject: FW: [teitac-websoftware] Color
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> From TEITAC (508)  discussion.
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> I think Sailesh's edit is a good editorial one to make.
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> CHANGE  "simultaneously visually evident",   TO   "simultaneously evident
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> ALSO another related (non Sailesh) change
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>  CHANGE  "conveyed by color differences"  TO    "conveyed by difference in
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> Does anyone think that is less clear or changes the meaning?
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> CURRENT WORDING
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> 1.4.1 Use of Color: Any information that is conveyed by color differences is
> also simultaneously visually evident without the color differences
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> PROPOSED NEW WORDING
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> 1.4.1 Use of Color: Any information that is conveyed by difference in color
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>  Gregg
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>  Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
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> From: teitac-websoftware-bounces@list.teitac.org
> [mailto:teitac-websoftware-bounces@list.teitac.org] On
> Behalf Of Sailesh Panchang
>  Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 8:17 AM
>  To: 'TEITAC Web/Software Subcommittee'
>  Subject: Re: [teitac-websoftware] Color
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> "Difference in color"  between parts of content is the key. So I vote for
> the WCAG2 statement and Greg's reasoning if I may.
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> That statement precisely conveys the evaluation criterion.
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> In the WCAG2 statement  I suggest a small editorial change:
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> Instead of "simultaneously visually evident", I feel "simultaneously
> evident visually" reads better without loss of meaning.
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> Sailesh Panchang
>  Senior Accessibility Engineer
>  Deque Systems Inc. (www.deque.com)
>  11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite #140,
>  Reston VA 20191
>  Phone: 703-225-0380 (ext 105)
>  E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
Received on Tuesday, 21 August 2007 17:10:55 GMT

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