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Re: Long list of sites that use personalization to meet wcag

From: Abma, J.D. (Jake) <Jake.Abma@ing.nl>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:25:23 +0000
To: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>, lisa.seeman <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>
CC: "W3c-Wai-Gl-Request@W3. Org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1498206324042.4715@ing.nl>
Another +1 here

Pseudo-assistive technology like the use of lay-overs are not the same thing as the text in the  SC. There’s even a danger to promote such technologies as they are often laborious to handle, one-off on every site and provide for a means to pull out off the real problem for site owners which is making websites accessible / using standards to start with.

I also do see the need for these kind of personal adjustments from a user perspective but besides these technologies we also have the accessibility settings in the OS, the settings in a browser, plugins / extensions, different devices and assistive technology.

The lay-overs are just another fix op top possibility and the SC should be about a standard implementation.


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