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Re: Color contrast (Minimum)

From: Elizabeth Pyatt <ejp10@psu.edu>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:21:51 -0400
Cc: "Ta, Duc" <duc.ta.740@my.csun.edu>, IG - WAI Interest Group List list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <03DE3935-6517-45A6-960C-87BE649FE16C@psu.edu>
To: "SALES, TERRY LYNN" <TERRYLYNN.SALES@cbp.dhs.gov>
I’m curious as to what the colors of the background and text are.  I’m trying to see what a 3:1 ratio looks like and it looks different from what I see in the image.

Hope this makes sense.

Best
Elizabeth Pyatt
> On Aug 16, 2016, at 10:38 AM, SALES, TERRY LYNN <TERRYLYNN.SALES@cbp.dhs.gov> wrote:
> 
> I’d fail it but we apply the 4.5:1 to all text in DHS.  Functionally, it’s not readable.
>  
> Terry Lynn (TL) Sales
> Section 508 and UI Tester
> DHS/CBP/OIT/CSPD
> 571-468-5271 Desk
> 703-945-2777 B’Berry
>  
> From: Ta, Duc [mailto:duc.ta.740@my.csun.edu] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:19 AM
> To: IG - WAI Interest Group List list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Color contrast (Minimum)
>  
> Hi,
>  
> I have a question. I know large text that pass color contrast ratio of 3:1 would pass the color contrast. Is it possible to consider this as failure if it is barely readable with black and white or color blinded people?
>  
> Example
> <image001.png>
>  
>  
>  
> Best,
> Duc Ta

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