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Re: not clear why G205 is listed as a related technique ( LC-2947)

From: Andrew Arch <andrew.arch@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:16:28 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHWwbRVOR01h_9+-PHzt-6TUNWKa+TPcs2sdWQpCZpKG9bNmcw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "akirkpat@adobe.com" <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Cc: "public-comments-wcag20@w3.org" <public-comments-wcag20@w3.org>
Thanks Andrew/Michael - your rationale males sense.  Andrew

On Wednesday, 27 August 2014, <akirkpat@adobe.com> wrote:

>  Dear Andrew Arch ,
> The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has reviewed the
> comments you sent [1] on the Last Call Working Draft [2] of the Techniques
> for WCAG 2.0 (Public Review Draft) published on 24 Jul 2014. Thank you for
> having taken the time to review the document and to send us comments!
> The Working Group's response to your comment is included below.
> Please review it carefully and let us know by email at
> public-comments-wcag20@w3.org <javascript:;> if you agree with it or not
> before 1
> September 2014. In case of disagreement, you are requested to provide a
> specific solution for or a path to a consensus with the Working Group. If
> such a consensus cannot be achieved, you will be given the opportunity to
> raise a formal objection which will then be reviewed by the Director during
> the transition of this document to the next stage in the W3C Recommendation
> Track.
> Thanks,
> For the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group,
> Michael Cooper
> W3C Staff Contact
>  1. http://www.w3.org/mid/E1XIFLx-00085w-Ba@stuart.w3.org
>  2. http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2014/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20140724/
> =====
> Your comment on G128: Indicating current location within navigation bars:
> > Item Number: G128
> > Part of Item: Related Techniques
> > Comment Type: question
> > Summary of Issue: not clear why G205 is listed as a related technique
> > Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> > I could not see the relationship G205 has to G128, and hence why it was
> > add as an additional related technique.
> Working Group Resolution (LC-2947):
> Technique G205 is listed as a related technique since the use of color in
> two of the examples is potentially similar to the topic of G205.  To help
> make this more clear we are providing additional techniques that relate to
> G128:
> G14: Ensuring that information conveyed by color differences is also
> available in text
> G182: Ensuring that additional visual cues are available when text color
> differences are used to convey information
> G183: Using a contrast ratio of 3:1 with surrounding text and providing
> additional visual cues on focus for links or controls where color alone is
> used to identify them
> ----

Andrew Arch
  Canberra, Australia

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Received on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:21:06 UTC

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