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

From: Ramón Corominas <listas@ramoncorominas.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 16:30:22 +0100
Message-ID: <4B85460E.1050302@ramoncorominas.com>
To: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
CC: Jim Tobias <tobias@inclusive.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hahaha, ok, ok, I have an iPhone 3GS, too, and I know that there are 
other methods to access links... But I wanted to warn that there could 
be other possible situations where small links could be a bigger problem 
for people with disabilities than for ALL users.

David wrote:
> I don't miss small links <smile>  I use voiceover on my iphone and my ipod touch.
> On Feb 24, 2010, at 9:42 AM, Ramón Corominas wrote:
> Another related issue that could affect more to people with disabilities is that of new tactile screens that some mobile devices have. For example, iPhone 3GS has this type of screen and VoiceOver screen reader. Blind users have the possibility to "discover" links, buttons and other elements by sliding one finger on the screen. Sighted users can -more or less- see the links, and even zoom in to enlarge their size, but a blind user will probably miss small links.
Received on Wednesday, 24 February 2010 16:16:27 UTC

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