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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
now:
focus and selection
new
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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>



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