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Re: Accessible college websites

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2014 19:54:48 -0400 (EDT)
To: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1405071953490.31306@cygnus.smart.net>
On Wed, 7 May 2014, Felix Miata wrote:

> Date: Wed, 07 May 2014 14:08:29 -0400
> From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Accessible college websites
> Resent-Date: Wed, 07 May 2014 18:08:53 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> On 2014-05-06 18:49 (GMT-0400) Devarshi Pant composed:

this one works

>
>> A demo that might address your need:
>> http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/after/home
>


none of these below do at least with my screen reader.

Bob


> Ouch!
> Before:
> http://fm.no-ip.com/SS/W3/sc-waiB4inacc1405-144.png
> After:
> http://fm.no-ip.com/SS/W3/sc-waiB4after1405-144.png
> What after should look like:
> http://fm.no-ip.com/SS/W3/sc-waiB4aUCSS1405-144.png
>
> Note that none of those images actually show what they are intended to show 
> unless either they are opened in a viewer which has adjusted their size such 
> that the embedded 1" images in fact measure 1" wide, or the viewing system 
> has a 144DPI display.
>
> In summary, an ideal foundation for any site requires (even though not 
> addressed in WCAG):
> 1-do not size objects in px
> 2-do not deviate body text from 1rem. IOW, deviate text size from 1rem only 
> as contextually appropriate (e.g. subscript, superscript, footer, heading, 
> caption, etc.).
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