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Re: Subtle change to Adapting Text

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2017 14:30:06 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+=z1Wkb-38f4cOi6OiaV3wSGLgZgn=DVW_FeT7QfU7sJjPhpg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Repsher, Stephen J" <stephen.j.repsher@boeing.com>
Cc: public-low-vision-a11y-tf <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Steve,
I like this wording. LV will be having a call starting 30 min. before the
AG call on Thursday. Then we will adjourn to the AG call. I have added it
to the agenda.



On Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 1:35 PM, Repsher, Stephen J <
stephen.j.repsher@boeing.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
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> I posted this comment to the GitHub issue, but I wanted to also share here
> to perhaps get quick LVTF consensus before any additional discussion
> Thursday.  What do you think?
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> “I'd like to suggest new compromised wording to address the following
> concerns:
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> • No client-support for full adaptation (e.g. mobile)
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> • Potential requirement to create a widget (or otherwise make the content
> author responsible for the actual adaptation)
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> • Consistency with language and wider applicability of WCAG 2.0
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> How about we change:
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> Each of the following text styles of the page can be overridden with no
> loss of essential content or functionality.
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> To
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> No loss of essential content or functionality occurs when a mechanism
> overrides any of the following text styles:
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> Basically, we directly make it about what does or does not happen when
> simple adaptations are made, and require nothing about where that
> adaptation comes from. If all browsers, assistive technologies, platform
> settings, etc. suddenly stopped supporting the usual ways low vision folks
> accomplish this, developers could still meet this SC.”
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> PS – I also commented about where MathML content fits in here.  Some
> styles are not applicable (e.g. font or word-spacing), but others are
> important (e.g. color).  Any thoughts there would also be appreciated.
> Thanks.
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> Steve
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