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RE: Re[2]: Errata on WCAG 2.0 1.3.3 and 1.4.1

From: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2017 12:25:56 +0000
To: Gregg Vanderheiden RTF <gregg@raisingthefloor.org>, "josh@interaccess.ie" <josh@interaccess.ie>
CC: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
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+1. You could also retain the note if you changed "requirements related to color" to "additional requirements related to color". However, I have no objection to removing the note entirely.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gregg Vanderheiden RTF [mailto:gregg@raisingthefloor.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:13 AM
> To: josh@interaccess.ie
> Cc: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>; Andrew Kirkpatrick
> <akirkpat@adobe.com>; WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: Re[2]: Errata on WCAG 2.0 1.3.3 and 1.4.1
>
> +1
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> > On May 17, 2017, at 7:48 AM, "josh@interaccess.ie" <josh@interaccess.ie>
> wrote:
> >
> > +1
> >
> > ------ Original Message ------
> > From: "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
> > To: "Andrew Kirkpatrick" <akirkpat@adobe.com>
> > Cc: "WCAG" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> > Sent: 17/05/2017 12:12:28
> > Subject: Re: Errata on WCAG 2.0 1.3.3 and 1.4.1
> >
> >> +1
> >>
> >> Kindest Regards,
> >> Laura
> >>
> >>> On 5/16/17, Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com> 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.
> >>>
> >>> Color is clearly a sensory characteristic, so we could also just
> >>> handle the addition of “color” in the understanding document but I
> >>> think that given that color is explicitly discussed in 1.4.1 it may
> >>> decrease possible misunderstandings.
> >>>
> >>> Step one is to add this to the errata document. Step two would be to
> >>> implement the change in the WCAG 2.1 release.
> >>>
> >>> What do people think?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> AWK
> >>>
> >>> Andrew Kirkpatrick
> >>> Group Product Manager, Accessibility Adobe
> >>>
> >>> akirkpat@adobe.com
> >>> http://twitter.com/awkawk

> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Laura L. Carlson
> >>
> >
> >


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