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Re: Graphics contrast

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2016 15:26:15 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpverLSRw3zXo348F97L3GcxLoYKcDCMn8OdGsyEC0g1OeQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenda Sims <glenda.sims@deque.com>, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Cc: LVTF - low-vision-a11y <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Hi Alastair and Glenda,

I think your instinct is right, Glenda. Add the phrase now. We can
always take it out later, if needed.

Thanks!

Kindest Regards,
Laura

On 11/4/16, Glenda Sims <glenda.sims@deque.com> wrote:
> Alastair,
>
> I really like the phrase you suggested "Perhaps “that have an alternative
> conforming version available from the same page”?"
>
> That is exactly what I was thinking.  Do you think we should just go ahead
> and add that in now?  And not hold it in our back pocket?  My instinct is
> "add it now".  But I wanted to know what y'all think.
>
> G
>
> P.S.  Thanks for doing the research on the pixel width.  I'm feeling good
> about our decision to use 3px.
>
> glenda sims    |   team a11y lead   |    deque.com    |    512.963.3773
>
>
> *web for everyone. web on everything.* -  w3 goals
>
> On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 5:21 AM, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Glenda wrote:
>>
>> > And as a fall back position, we could add an option to provide an
>> > easily
>> findable "good contrast version" of an info graphic...as an alternative.
>>
>>
>>
>> I was thinking that to, if you didn’t pick that meaning up from the
>> ‘incidental’ part, can you think of a modification to the “*that have the
>> same information elsewhere on the same page*” part of it to help?
>>
>> ------------
>>
>> • Incidental: Graphical elements that are not required for the
>> understanding of the graphic, that are pure decoration*, that have the
>> same information elsewhere on the same page* have no contrast
>> requirement;
>>
>> ------------
>>
>>
>>
>> Perhaps “that have an alternative conforming version available from the
>> same page”?
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>> -Alastair
>>
>


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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Friday, 4 November 2016 20:26:48 UTC

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