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Decision on CfC: CSS Comment

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2016 10:00:24 -0400
To: public-apa-admin@w3.org
Message-ID: <20160803140024.GC21788@opera.rednote.net>
Colleagues:

The following CfC recieved only messages of support and is, therefore,
agreed to as a consensus decision of APA.

The CfC thread itself is archived beginning at:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa-admin/2016Jul/0000.html

A related conversation is archived at:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2016Jul/0047.html

Janina



Janina Sajka writes:
> Colleagues:
> 
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group on a proposed specification review
> comment to the CSS Working Group.
> 
> *	Background Information
> 
> This CfC is issued pursuant to a resolution logged by APA during its
> regularly scheduled teleconference of Wednesday 27 July and logged at:
> https://www.w3.org/2016/07/27-apa-minutes.html#ResolutionSummary
> 
> The proposed comment below was previously posted to public-apa at:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2016Jul/0040.html
> 
> *	Proposed Comment
> 
> The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group requests
> addition of the following section to the specification css color module
> level 4
> https://www.w3.org/tr/css-color-4/
> 
> Accessibility Impact Statement
> 
> Content authors should be mindful of requirements on color
> contrast as expressed in WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.4.3:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/visual-audio-contrast-contrast.html
> 
> . See also :
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/perspectives/contrast.html
> 
> It is particularly important to be mindful of this requirement when a
> transparency is present because automated measurement is not available
> to quantatively and correctly judge whether sufficient contrast is being
> provided, thus requiring application of informed human judgement on a
> case by case basis.
> 
> *	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, Tuesday 2 August.
> 
> Janina
> 
> -- 
> 
> Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
> 			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> 		Email:	janina@rednote.net
> 
> 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
> 

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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

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
Received on Wednesday, 3 August 2016 23:49:53 UTC

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