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Re: EOWG - Please respond - Accessibility Principles Update

From: Eric Eggert <ee@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 21:09:11 +0200
To: "Bakken, Brent" <brent.bakken@pearson.com>
Cc: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, wai-eo-editors <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>
Message-ID: <DEDCD062-5E8C-4336-8319-409E8F4CB8D8@w3.org>
+1

However, I have a minor quibble with the wording:

On 10 May 2019, at 19:21, Bakken, Brent wrote:

> Dear EOWG Participants,
>
> EOWG previously approved Shadi's updates to the Accessibility 
> Principles
> page for WCAG 2.1 [1]. Based on input from the Low Vision Task Force, 
> we
> have a change for you to review. In this section:
>
> https://deploy-preview-6--wai-accessibility-principles.netlify.com/fundamentals/accessibility-principles/#distinguishable
>
>
>
> Previously Approved Was:
> * Text is resizable up to 200% without losing information, using a 
> standard
> browser
> * Text spacing can be adjusted without losing information, and reflows 
> on
> small screens
>
> Changed to:
> * When users resize text up to 400% or change text spacing, no 
> information
> is lost

This sounds like a requirement for text-only resizing. I think, while 
more indirect, “Text is resizable to 400%” is more precise to the 
SC. (But I like the new wording better :-D, so this should not be a 
show-stopper.)

> * Text reflows in small windows or when users make the text larger
>
> *To respond, please reply only to <wai-eo-editors@w3.org
> <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>> with +1 and/or other comments.*
>
> We hope to publish this on Wednesday to announce it for GAAD on 
> Thursday.
>
> Thanks!
> ~ Sharron, Brent, Shawn
>
> [1] April survey results:
> https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35532/AccPrin/results
>
>
> Brent A. Bakken
> Director, Accessibility Strategy & Education Services
> Psychometrics & Testing Services
> Co-Chair Pearson Able
> *Pearson*
>
> 512 202 1087
> brent.bakken@pearson.com





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Eric Eggert
Web Accessibility Specialist
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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