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Re: Call for Consensus (CfC): APA Comment on css-multicol-1

From: Becky Gibson <gibson.becky@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 13:03:29 -0400
To: Accessible Platform Architectures Administration <public-apa-admin@w3.org>
Message-Id: <75784437-51D9-4709-83A1-31C4B1C3210B@gmail.com>
+1 

Becky

> On Apr 30, 2021, at 12:33 PM, Janina Sajka (janina@rednote.net) <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> 
> Colleagues:
> 
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group testing whether we have group
> consensus on comments and an Accessibility Considerations section
> request to the CSS Working Group regarding their css-multicol-1
> specification as follows:
> 
> <beginning of suggested comment>
> 
>   Per [request for a11y-review](https://github.com/w3c/a11y-request/issues/2) of the [Multi-column Layout Module Level 1](https://www.w3.org/TR/css-multicol-1/#the-multi-column-model):
> 
> APA agrees with the concerns Rachel brought forth and has nothing more to add to those concerns.
> 
>   However, APA does request an Accessibility Considerations section be added, which acknowledges potential issues and references WCAG. Statement could read:
> 
>   "Setting container height and line length can pose challenges for people with visual or cognitive disabilities. See [WCAG Success Criterion 1.4.10 Reflow](https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/Understanding/reflow.html) and
>   [WCAG 1.4.8 Visual Presentation]( https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/quickref/#visual-presentation) to understand user needs."
> 
>   At the end of Section 2 of the spec, a note is already present about accessibility issues occurring if the column's height exceeds the viewport height. Adding a page anchor at this point to lead down to the new
>   Accessibility Concerns section would likely be helpful to folks exploring the spec. It could read:
> 
>   "See Accessibility Concerns for additional details."
> 
>   Also, please add the label `a11y-needs-resolution` to this issue.
> 
>   <end suggested comment>
> 
> ***Action to Take***
> 
> This CfC is now open for objection, comment, as well as statements of
> support via email. Silence will be interpreted as support, though
> messages of support are certainly welcome.
> 
> If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
> proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later
> than 23:59 (Midnight) Boston Time, Wednesday 5 May.
> 
> NOTE: This Call for Consensus is being conducted in accordance with the
> APA Decision Policy published at:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/decision-policy
> 
> Janina and Becky
> 
> -- 
> 
> Janina Sajka
> 
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org
> 
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
> 
> 

Becky Gibson
https://www.linkedin.com/in/beckygibsona11y/

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Co-Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa



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