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Re: CSS techniques C15 and C16

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 14:01:41 -0700
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To: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 7:06 AM, Sailesh Panchang
<sailesh.panchang@deque.com> wrote:
> Comment:
> The stated purpose,  examples and evaluation process for C15 and C16 are
> quite identical. But the former refers to SC 2.4.7 and the latter to C16.
> Should C16 also refer to SC 2.4.7?
> Refer to following:
> C15: Using CSS to change the presentation of a user interface component when
> it receives focus
> C16: Changing the background color or border of the element with hover and
> focus
> For C15: The objective of this technique is to demonstrate how the current
> focus can be made visually evident by changing the appearance of the focused
> element with CSS styling.
> For C16: The objective of this technique is to demonstrate how visual
> appearance may be enhanced via style sheets to provide visual feedback when
> an interactive element has focus or when a user hovers over it using a
> pointing device.
> Sailesh Panchang
> Accessibility Services Manager (Web and Software)
> Deque Systems Inc. (www.deque.com)
> 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite #140,
> Reston VA 20191
> Phone: 703-225-0380 (ext 105)
> E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com

Response from the Working Group
We have combined techniques C15 and C16.

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Friday, 29 August 2008 21:02:22 UTC

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