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RE: colour contrast for custom radio button widget

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:30:21 -0400
Message-ID: <CAEy-OxHRupE5CEyFtA-AN99a0xtwGFBj2P-sgRSTmj7NpuSQQg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "SALES, TERRY LYNN" <TERRYLYNN.SALES@cbp.dhs.gov>
Cc: Adam Cooper <adam.cooper@accesshq.com>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "Sean Murphy (seanmmur)" <seanmmur@cisco.com>
1.4.3 is only applicable to text. For WCAG 2.1 were are planning to add an
SC for the contrast of controls.

Katie Haritos-Shea
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On Jul 13, 2017 9:17 AM, "SALES, TERRY LYNN" <TERRYLYNN.SALES@cbp.dhs.gov>
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> Agree!
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> *From:* Sean Murphy (seanmmur)
> *Sent:* Wednesday, July 12, 2017 9:58:06 PM
> *To:* Adam Cooper; w3c WAI List
> *Subject:* RE: colour contrast for custom radio button widget
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> Adam,
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> G174 discusses controls: http://www.w3.org/TR/2016/
> NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20161007/G174
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> A radio button is a control so the above would apply. If the radio button
> has text, then SC 1.4.3 and 1.4.6 still applies from my point of view.
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> Regards
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> Sean
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> *From:* Adam Cooper [mailto:adam.cooper@accesshq.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, 13 July 2017 11:09 AM
> *To:* w3c WAI List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> *Subject:* colour contrast for custom radio button widget
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> Hi all ..
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> I am currently looking at a custom radio button widget.
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> The colour contrast of both the radio button border and its background,
> and the check with its background appears very low.
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> And the labels for each radio button are not clickable and a bit distant.
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> Can SC 1.4.3 extend to radio buttons or is it only applicable to text?
> And, if not, is there another applicable criterion?
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