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Re: Action-640 on 2.7.6

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:43:03 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+=z1WmASZPepDXi8zcFoxTs3=7r8v9L2F3eznfoOgnOebgNKg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>
Cc: User Agent Working Group <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
looks ok to me


On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 9:40 AM, Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org> wrote:
> Action-640 Smith the IER for 2.7.6
>
> 2.7.6 Change preference setting outside the user interface:
> The user can adjust preference settings from outside the user agent user
> interface. (Level AA)## DONE TPAC @@ 640 IER
>
> PROPOSED:
>    Intent of Success Criterion 2.7.6 :
>    Some users have a disability that prevents them from setting up the user
> agent to their requirements when it is first installed or used. They require
> the ability to set accessibility requirements before entering the user
> agent. There are multiple ways this can be accomplished including: detecting
> and implementing the platform accessibility settings, providing an external
> file to modify, access to settings from a separate utility program, or
> providing accessibility options in the installation program. When the user
> inadvertently selects a setting that renders the user interface
> inaccessible, a method must be provided to allow the user to reset the user
> interface preferences.
>    Examples of Success Criterion 2.7.6 :
>
> Sasha requires high contrast to be able to discriminate the shape of
> letters. She has set the accessibility preferences on her mobile phone to
> use the high contrast mode.  When she launches her mobile browser for the
> first time, it detects that she is using high contrast and presents the
> opening page to her in high contrast mode.
>
> Justin has low vision and an attention deficit disorder.  He is setting up
> his new e-book reader and is interrupted while setting the default font
> colors.  He accidentally sets his background and font color to white on
> white and cannot read the settings screen to recover his default settings.
>  Justin exits the reader and follows the instructions on the reader vendor
> web site to edit the "settings.ini" file to adjust the colors outside the
> program, so he can use the reader the way he needs.
>
> Aosa is blind and uses the accessibility settings on his mobile phone.
> Because he has accidentally removed his settings in the past, he has now set
> the hard button on his phone to restore his settings.
>
> Bintu is deaf and enjoys watching captioned videos.  Since different video
> players may not have accessible settings, she sets her browser to always
> display captions, and hopes that the video player does not override the
> browser settings.
>
>    Related Resources for Success Criterion 2.7.6 :
>        UAAG 2.0 Guideline 2.7
>
>



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