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RE: 1.4.4 Text Resize question

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 19:41:38 -0600
To: 'Cynthia Shelly' <cyns@exchange.microsoft.com>, 'WCAG' <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-id: <015001c8703d$150404c0$186fa8c0@NC84301>

I would say that it technically fails -- it ALSO fails for others so it
theoretically should fail.  But WCAG doesn't specifically say that if it is
broken for all -----

But a broken page is not one to get all up in arms for.  Presumably it will
be fixed and should be evaluated then.

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Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Cynthia Shelly
> Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 3:39 PM
> To: WCAG
> Subject: 1.4.4 Text Resize question
> I'm evaluating a site against WCAG 2.0, and I've run into an
> edge case for 1.4.4.
> The page contains a table that is clipped so that there is a
> loss of content.  Seems like it would fail 1.4.4, except...
> It's clipped with the default text size too.  There's a loss
> of content for all users.  Clearly this is a bug, but is it a
> failure of 1.4.4?  I'm inclined to say No, because there the
> content is missing for everyone.  Thoughts?  Something we
> need to clarify in the understanding?
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