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Re: MS03 - 1.4.1 Basic Text formating

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:14:16 -0600
Message-ID: <CA+=z1WkHu=4qhU81BgP+NsA00uMaXKfRk=h2NYUhuOJZn6jOag@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Richards, Jan" <jrichards@ocadu.ca>
Cc: Greg Lowney <gcl-0039@access-research.org>, WAI-ua <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Thanks for the info. I think I will withdraw the proposal.


On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 8:56 AM, Richards, Jan <jrichards@ocadu.ca> wrote:

>  I'm with Greg on this...and we have extension implementations.
>
>  Jan
>
>
>  Sent from my mobile.
>
>
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Greg Lowney
> Date:01/08/2015 12:26 AM (GMT-05:00)
> To: Jim Allan
> Cc: WAI-ua
> Subject: Re: MS03 - 1.4.1 Basic Text formating
>
> Is it our policy now to delete things that lack two implementations, or to
> merely list them as At Risk and make the determination at a later draft?
>
> If we do delete it, can we list it as a recommendation?
>
> What if it's possible to comply by using Stylish, GreaseMonkey, or similar
> add-ins? (You can come close using Stylish to apply something like * {
> line-height: 200%; }, but that admittedly simplistic solution works very
> inconsistently.)
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: MS03 - 1.4.1 Basic Text formating
> From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu> <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
> To: WAI-ua <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org> <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
> Date: 1/6/2015 9:34 AM
>
>  Was doing document forensics with Jeanne, and in discussion got to
> thinking about 1.4.1
>
> 1.4.1 Basic text formatting (Globally): The user can globally set all of
> the following characteristics of visually rendered text content: (Level A)
> * Text scale with preserved size distinctions (e.g. keeping headings
> proportional to main font)
> * Text color and background color, choosing from all platform color options
> * Font family, choosing from all installed fonts
> * Line spacing, choosing from a range with at least three values
>
> I don't believe any browser allows (provides a UI to easily set) except
> via CSS for
> * Line spacing, choosing from a range with at least three values
>
> the other 3 bullets have UI for easily setting these in desktop browsers.
> the mobile browsers I checked, Android and Chrome (Android), only allow
> font size change and zoom override.
>
>
> Propose removing the last bullet from 1.4.1
>
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