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Re: let's bump to 10mm from 9mm

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 17:10:16 +0000
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To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Apologies, forwarded to the wrong list...it was meant for the public Mobile A11Y TF

Patrick H. Lauke

> On 18 Dec 2015, at 17:00, Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:
> (Copying back the list, as Alan sent it just to me)
>> On 18/12/2015 16:40, ALAN SMITH wrote:
>> Can't we stick with a physical value as a guideline and let developers
>> use their skills to meet it?
> Not if there is no way for developers to actually do that, as extensively described already in this thread, no. Devs can't detect the physical size of the device/screen, so they have no point of reference to decide what values they must use in their CSS to achieve a particular physical size.
>> Correct me but do we always tell developers how to specifically and
>> technically meet every other guideline? I thought part of WCAG was to be
>> technology independent.
> We don't ask developers that they must do something that they have no way to actually do, no.
> P
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