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Re: Technique G187 should be retired

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2017 13:31:07 +0000
To: Detlev Fischer <detlev.fischer@testkreis.de>, "public-comments-wcag20@w3.org" <public-comments-wcag20@w3.org>
Message-ID: <53D7666D-2584-48C8-AA6D-20C793EEBA43@adobe.com>
Detlev,
Can you provide a pointer to the discussion on twitter?

The technique has a test procedure, and if the browsers fail the test procedure then people can’t rely on that technique. Note also that the technique does not require hitting Esc to work - a browser preference or extension would be ok also.

Thanks,
AWK

Andrew Kirkpatrick
Group Product Manager, Accessibility
Adobe 

akirkpat@adobe.com
http://twitter.com/awkawk








On 6/6/17, 09:20, "Detlev Fischer" <detlev.fischer@testkreis.de> wrote:

>A discussion on Twitter has indicated that many browsers do no longer stop animated gifs when hitting ESC - something that seems a questionable Sufficient Technique at any rate due to the high probabiliy that users may not know or realise that animated content can be stopped even if it the Technique were working as intended.
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>I have verified that by trying to stop 
>https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wired.com%2Fimages_blogs%2Fdesign%2F2013%2F09%2Ftumblr_inline_mjx5ioXh8l1qz4rgp.gif&data=02%7C01%7C%7C26b1f20977f04bf8f90308d4acdeebe6%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636323520855059556&sdata=CPmAIMDDwqWbizzX%2F4HCbqKKUaoxIfkqLwaXmYX23kk%3D&reserved=0
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>Results:
>Win 10 / Chrome 58: Does not work
>Win 10 / Firefox 53: Does not work
>Win 10 / IE 11: Works
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>So I guess it is time to retire https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2FTR%2F2016%2FNOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20161007%2FG187&data=02%7C01%7C%7C26b1f20977f04bf8f90308d4acdeebe6%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636323520855059556&sdata=uuXXqTI4W6uCFMgtmCfptSM1VO%2Bocv4NYfkwE27FegM%3D&reserved=0 ?
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