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Re: WCAG 2.1.3 Date Picker

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2017 12:10:41 -0400
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To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: w3c WAI List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
+1 Patrick

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On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 4:23 AM, Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
wrote:

> On 23/08/2017 00:34, Phuong Hoang wrote:
>
>> Will that please the UI designers?
>> One more Sailesh and thanks for your input
>>
>> The SC requires 'all functionality' meaning ' all processes and outcomes
>> achievable through user action' to be keyboard-accessible; not 'some
>> functionality' or 'whatever functionality the tester considers sufficient'.
>>
>> The Clear Button (X) in the text input fields in Internet Explorer cannot
>> achievable using Keyboard interface. So to I simply take it out with the
>> CSS below or find a way to make it work with Keyboard interface for SC
>> 2.1.1?
>>
>> .someinput::-ms-clear {z
>>       display: none;
>> }
>>
>> 1.IF you need to delete the text like said accessibility in the input
>> field and if one have limitations of body movement. It will take 1 second
>> to push the deleted button that will take 13 second to delete all the text.
>> (Let not counting this 2 - Ctrl + A + try the new text or hold down the
>> backspace).
>>
>> 2.For the mouse users and giving a tab in to the clear button + Enter to
>> delete all the text in this way, this person will take 2 second.
>>
>> So the processes and outcomes here is 13 second vs 2 second
>>
>> The Clear Button (X) have no keyboard-accessible will it fail SC here?
>>
>
> No, a keyboard user can still achieve the same outcome/functionality. The
> point of the SC is not that every single mouse-actionable control/thing is
> fully keyboard accessible, but that the user can trigger the same
> functionality/get the same end result.
>
> The SC is not concerned with "does it take the same amount of seconds for
> a keyboard user that it takes a mouse user". That's usability, not
> accessibility.
>
>
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