W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-gl@w3.org > October to December 2010

Re: WCAG2 - 1.4.1 - resizing

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 08:49:03 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTikAKT1ipN7-TBZ8oUqcNQYm6mUxt0rwjYNXKCJC@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gavin Thomas <Gavin.Thomas@uwe.ac.uk>
Cc: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Gavin,

Can you tell us what about your page is causing the failure?  You may
have uncovered a problem with the technique.

Loretta

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 8:23 AM, Gavin Thomas <Gavin.Thomas@uwe.ac.uk> wrote:
> I'm a bit confused about the sufficient techniques and failures to meet this criterion
>
> So I have a page that will meet the one of the sufficient techniques:
>
> "2. Ensuring that text containers resize when the text resizes AND using measurements that are relative to other measurements in the content by using one or more of the following techniques:"
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/visual-audio-contrast-scale.html#visual-audio-contrast-scale-techniques-head
>
> By using
>
> Techniques for relative measurements:
>
> *C12: Using percent for font sizes (CSS)
> *C13: Using named font sizes (CSS)
> *C14: Using em units for font sizes (CSS)
>
> But it would fail for
>
> F69: Failure of Success Criterion 1.4.4 when resizing visually rendered text up to 200 percent causes the text, image or controls to be clipped, truncated or obscured
>
> But in the documentation is states:
>
> "Any of the listed sufficient techniques can be used to meet the success criterion"
>
> So in this scenario it will meet one of sufficient techniques (as mentioned above) but it also meets the common failure F69
>
> So can both occur?
>
>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 10 November 2010 16:49:35 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 10 November 2010 16:49:37 GMT