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Re: Errata on WCAG 2.0 1.3.3 and 1.4.1

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2017 08:50:39 +0100
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <6d22da9f-02af-8ebc-34b5-0ddde4333b45@splintered.co.uk>
On 17/05/2017 03:20, Andrew Kirkpatrick wrote:
> Gregg suggested (correctly, I believe) that the original intent of 1.3.3
> and 1.4.1 is being misunderstood due to the language of the notes.
>
> The suggestion is to remove the notes for both SC and the explicitly add
> “color” to the list of sensory characteristics in 1.3.3:
>
> *1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics:* Instructions provided for understanding
> and operating content do not rely solely on sensory characteristics of
> components such as shape, size, *@@color,@@* visual location,
> orientation, or sound.
[...]
> What do people think?

That makes sense to me - this doesn't change the normative meaning of 
the SC and provides further clarity, which is always a good thing.

P
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