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Re: New Proposed Wording for Issue #10 User Interface Component Contrast (Minimum)

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:55:50 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+=z1WkixgjTZy0kf40SU138+QATvesBVKnK1XWKcJifNRpENg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenda Sims <glenda.sims@deque.com>
Cc: public-low-vision-a11y-tf <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>
I think we need "hover" in the note
focus and selection
focus, hover, and selection

have seen many controls when you hover with mouse the control vanishes, or
becomes very dim

On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 6:02 PM, Glenda Sims <glenda.sims@deque.com> wrote:

> Oh awesome and wonderful LVTF,
> I had a great "conversation" with David MacDonald and Jared Smith about
> making the proposed SC User Interface Component Contrast (Minimum) a bit
> easier to understand.
> I've made changes based on their suggestions this afternoon.  You can
> check out the new wording at https://github.com/w3c/wcag21/issues/10 (or
> just read below).
> SC Shortname
> User Interface Component Contrast (Minimum)
> SC Text
> All essential visual identifiers of user interface components have a
> contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1, except for the following situations:
>    1. Thicker: A contrast ratio of at least 3:1 is required where the
>       minimum width and height are at least 3 CSS pixels, for the essential
>       visual identifier.
>       2. Inactive: Disabled or otherwise inactive user interface
>       components are exempt from this requirement.
> *Note about essential visual identifiers of user interface components:* A
> visual indication that the component is interactive. This may be a border,
> edge, icon, or other visual indication (which doesn't rely on color alone).
> Focus and selection indicators represent separate states of the interface
> component which also must meet this requirement.
> Yes, yes, I know the "note" will need to become a definition in the
> glossary, but trust me, to understand this proposed SC...you need to see
> that note as you are reading the SC.  I promise to move it to the glossary
> later...after we settle on proposed SC language that everyone can live with.
> Peace out,
> Goodwitch
> glenda sims    |   team a11y lead   |    deque.com    |    512.963.3773
> <(512)%20963-3773>
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Jim Allan, Accessibility Coordinator
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