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Re: Editorial note (was RE: CFC Add User Interface Component Contrast (Minimum) to Editors Draft)

From: Glenda Sims <glenda.sims@deque.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:55:55 -0500
Message-ID: <CAH2ngEQ6Q-ybYi1+BrqtnOocw5-y0NWAEnwkwOGaLd-8oCJfyw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "White, Jason J" <jjwhite@ets.org>
Cc: Joshue O Connor <josh@interaccess.ie>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Jason,

Great catch.  Corrected.

Cheers,
Glenda

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On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 2:58 PM, White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org> wrote:

> The proposed text of the CfC refers to “essential visual identifiers”,
> whereas the note uses the term “essential visual indicators”.
>
>
>
> I expect this is an editorial issue rather than a substantive one, but it
> will need to be addressed if the proposal proceeds.
>
>
>
> Note: this is not my response to the CfC.
>
>
>
> *From:* Joshue O Connor [mailto:josh@interaccess.ie]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, June 20, 2017 2:53 PM
> *To:* WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> *Subject:* Re: CFC Add User Interface Component Contrast (Minimum) to
> Editors Draft
>
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> I placed older SC text into the CFC - The current SC text for this one is:
> [1]
>
> Essential
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>  visual identifiers of user interface components
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Frawgit.com%2Fw3c%2Fwcag21%2Fuser-interface-component-contrast-minimum_ISSUE-10%2Fguidelines%2Findex.html%23dfn-user-interface-component&data=02%7C01%7Cjjwhite%40ets.org%7Ca06f162e7d864052ea0308d4b80dc197%7C0ba6e9b760b34fae92f37e6ddd9e9b65%7C0%7C0%7C636335816601946726&sdata=bGEvdp6pz9l1Y%2BYTxqktYnDZKyWlvjuiAZ339bQPCek%3D&reserved=0>
>  have a contrast ratio
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Frawgit.com%2Fw3c%2Fwcag21%2Fuser-interface-component-contrast-minimum_ISSUE-10%2Fguidelines%2Findex.html%23dfn-contrast-ratio&data=02%7C01%7Cjjwhite%40ets.org%7Ca06f162e7d864052ea0308d4b80dc197%7C0ba6e9b760b34fae92f37e6ddd9e9b65%7C0%7C0%7C636335816601946726&sdata=NwEYS1FYff2b6fDz5PMP4PJx07jP3bSEZxYszYAj4GM%3D&reserved=0>
>  of at least 4.5:1 against the immediate surrounding color(s), except for
> the following situations:
>
> ·        *Thicker:* A contrast ratio
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>  of at least 3:1 is required where the minimum width and height are at
> least 3 CSS pixels
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Frawgit.com%2Fw3c%2Fwcag21%2Fuser-interface-component-contrast-minimum_ISSUE-10%2Fguidelines%2Findex.html%23dfn-css-pixel&data=02%7C01%7Cjjwhite%40ets.org%7Ca06f162e7d864052ea0308d4b80dc197%7C0ba6e9b760b34fae92f37e6ddd9e9b65%7C0%7C0%7C636335816601946726&sdata=pGg0Fh4VAWU1Ln4pj1BnDykNFCYEiMnPkxK20c8cLaA%3D&reserved=0>,
> for the essential
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>  visual identifier.
>
> ·        *Inactive:* Disabled or otherwise inactive user interface
> components
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>
> ·        *User agent control:* The color(s) of the user interface
> component and any adjacent color(s) are determined by the user agent and
> are not modified by the author.
> Notes§
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>
> ·        Examples of essential
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>  visual indicators of user interface components
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Frawgit.com%2Fw3c%2Fwcag21%2Fuser-interface-component-contrast-minimum_ISSUE-10%2Fguidelines%2Findex.html%23dfn-user-interface-component&data=02%7C01%7Cjjwhite%40ets.org%7Ca06f162e7d864052ea0308d4b80dc197%7C0ba6e9b760b34fae92f37e6ddd9e9b65%7C0%7C0%7C636335816601946726&sdata=bGEvdp6pz9l1Y%2BYTxqktYnDZKyWlvjuiAZ339bQPCek%3D&reserved=0>
>  may include (a border, edge, or icon), current value (such as non-text
> visual indication of aria-valuenow on a slider) and current state (such as
> selection indicator, focus indicator) or other essential visual indication
> (which do not rely on color alone).
>
> ·        Under consideration: simplify this Success Criterion by setting
> the minimum color contrast requirement to 3:1 and removing any need for
> measuring thickness.
>
> ·        Under consideration: will review to see if it is possible to
> combine with proposed WCAG 2.1 SC 1.4.11 Graphics Contrast.
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Josh
>
> [1] https://rawgit.com/w3c/wcag21/user-interface-component-
> contrast-minimum_ISSUE-10/guidelines/index.html#user-
> interface-component-contrast-minimum
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>
>
>
>
> Joshue O Connor wrote:
>
> Call For Consensus — ends Friday June 23rd at 1:00pm Boston time.
>
>
>
> The Working Group has reviewed and approved a Success Criterion for
> inclusion in the Editor’s Draft: "User Interface Component Contrast
> (Minimum)" with the goal of obtaining additional input external to the
> working group.
>
> SC TEXT:
>
>
> *User Interface Component Contrast (Minimum):*
>
> Essential visual identifiers of user interface components have a contrast
> ratio of at least 4.5:1 against the immediate surrounding color(s), except
> for the following situations:
>
>    1. *Thicker:* A contrast ratio of at least 3:1 is required where the
>    minimum width and height are at least 3 CSS pixels, for the essential
>    visual identifier.
>    2. *Inactive:* Disabled or otherwise inactive user interface
>    components are exempt from this requirement.
>    3. *User agent control:* The color(s) of the user interface component
>    and any adjacent color(s) are determined by the user agent and are not
>    modified by the author.
>
> Survey results:
> https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/March14SCReviews/results#xq9
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> GIT Hub: https://github.com/w3c/wcag21/issues/10
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>
> The new SC can be reviewed here, in the context of the full draft:
>
> https://rawgit.com/w3c/wcag21/user-interface-component-
> contrast-minimum_ISSUE-10/guidelines/index.html#user-
> interface-component-contrast-minimum
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>
> If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have not
> been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you “not
> being able to live with” this decision, please let the group know before
> the CfC deadline.
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
> --
> Joshue O Connor
> Director *| InterAccess.ie *
>
>
>
> --
> Joshue O Connor
> Director *| InterAccess.ie *
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