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RE: Size of a clickable area and the WCAG 2 guidelines

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 04:55:59 -0800
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Sure, and others still will choose to use the keyboard because they can focus elements, including small ones, more easily. 

Thanks,
AWK

Andrew Kirkpatrick

Senior Product Manager, Accessibility

Adobe Systems 

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-----Original Message-----
From: Ramón Corominas [mailto:listas@ramoncorominas.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 7:47 AM
To: Andrew Kirkpatrick
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: Size of a clickable area and the WCAG 2 guidelines

As far as I know, many users with motor disabilities have difficulties 
positioning a mouse precisely, or have hand tremor or jerky movement, so 
bigger size would help them more than to people with no disability. 
Althoug some of them use voice recognition software, it is not always 
the case. Others could use a trackball or even a conventional mouse.

I don't know why WCAG 2.0 doesn't include this, but I think it could be 
a good topic for its inclusion in WCAG 3.0 (smile)

Regards,
Ramón.

Andrew wrote:
> I'm not sure of the answer to that, but it is surely not only affecting people with disabilities, so that may have been the basis for it not being included.
>   
Received on Wednesday, 24 February 2010 12:56:32 GMT

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