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Re: Interaction of "zoom content" and vertical writing modes

From: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:58:54 -0600
Message-ID: <CAKdCpxyXcUs5yLLsD0yFp7Q4XPY2pwOHZ_O-d5ukzciwTjBgDQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Cc: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@levelaccess.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Hi Alastair,

Re: "both" - transcription error

Re: the note - I feel that my suggestion is more explicit, is all.


On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 10:57 AM, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>

>    - Content can be zoomed to an equivalent width of 320 CSS pixels
>    without loss of content or functionality, and without requiring horizontal
>    or vertical scrolling of the text content.
>    NOTE: for most Western-based languages, that would be requiring no
>    horizontal scrolling, for vertical-based languages, that would be requiring
>    no vertical scrolling.
> It looks like you removed the ‘both’ from the SC, so we can’t have
> scrolling at all?! (I.e. it has to fit in a 320px box.)
> I’m assuming that wasn’t intended.
> I’m not sure what the note improves over the current:
> “For web pages which are designed to scroll horizontally, the 320px should
> be taken as the height rather than width.”
> -Alastair

John Foliot
Principal Accessibility Strategist
Deque Systems Inc.

Advancing the mission of digital accessibility and inclusion
Received on Monday, 27 November 2017 16:59:43 UTC

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