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Re: CFC: Resolution to accept the candidate SC 'Accidental Activation'

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:04:25 +0100
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <13207ccd-d4b2-fbe2-04e6-fb522e520a36@splintered.co.uk>
On 11/04/2017 19:19, Andrew Kirkpatrick wrote:
> To be clear for everyone, the language being accepted is
> at https://rawgit.com/w3c/wcag21/accidental-activation_ISSUE-65//guidelines/#accidental-activation
>
> Here’s the SC text:
>
> For single-pointer activation, at least one of the following is true:
>
>   * Activation is on the up event, either explicitly or implicitly as a
>     platform's generic activation/click event;
>   * A mechanism is available that allows the user to choose the up-event
>     as an option;
>   * Confirmation is provided, which can dismiss activation;
>   * Activation is reversible;
>   * Down-event activation event is essential and waiting for the
>     up-event would invalidate the activity.

That last bullet looks like an exception for the first two bullets, 
rather than an extra "at least one of these is true" items...but I guess 
that's an editorial tweak. Glad to see the substance has been accepted.

P

> Thanks,
> AWK
>
> Andrew Kirkpatrick
> Group Product Manager, Accessibility
> Adobe
>
> akirkpat@adobe.com
> http://twitter.com/awkawk
>
> From: Joshue O Connor <josh@interaccess.ie <mailto:josh@interaccess.ie>>
> Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 12:45
> To: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org <mailto:w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>>
> Subject: CFC: Resolution to accept the candidate SC 'Accidental Activation'
> Resent-From: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org <mailto:w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>>
> Resent-Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 12:45
>
> Call For Consensus — ends Thurs April 13th at 1:00pm Boston time.
>
> On todays call the WG came to a resolution and accepted the proposed SC
> 'Accidental Activation'. [1]
>
> Here are previous responses, and the most recent survey. [2] [3]
>
> If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have
> not been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you
> “not being able to live with” this decision, please let the group know
> before the CfC deadline.
>
> [1] https://github.com/w3c/wcag21/issues/65
> [2] https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/March14SCReviews/results#xq6
> [3] https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/2017April5_top3/results
>
> --
> Joshue O Connor
> Director | InterAccess.ie


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