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Re: [teitac-websoftware] Color

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 10:20:36 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0708211020n254974b0w93ff74087c27a0a6@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Sean Hayes" <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>
Cc: "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Hmm. Looks like a clear violation of SC 1.3.3 ( Instructions provided
for understanding and operating content do not rely solely on sensory
characteristics of components such as shape, size, visual location,
orientation or sound. )

Loretta

On 8/21/07, Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com> wrote:
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> Warning this entire message is to be ignored if presented in Blue text.
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> Under the proposed wording this message is legal; as it has no color
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> contrast there must be a difference between foreground and background).
> There is however a color coding going on here. So it is not the word
> 'difference' that is operational, bit the word 'information'.
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> (NB for those of you unable to see it, this message is encoded in a single
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> Sean Hayes
>  Incubation Lab
>  Accessibility Business Unit
>  Microsoft
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Received on Tuesday, 21 August 2007 17:21:12 GMT

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