Re: Multiplier SCs (was agenda)

Hi Alastair and all,

On 5/2/18, Alastair Campbell <> wrote:
>> I am pretty certain that changes to text spacing will also break contrast
>> in a lot of places and may also cause overlapping text.  I also understand
>> the multiplier of possibilities.
> Text-clipping / overlapping is already called out in the understanding doc
> as a failure of text-spacing, can we consider contrast a part of that?

So I'd say yes. The draft "Allowing for Spacing Override" technique
[1] currently states:


Expected Results

* No loss of essential content or functionality occurs.

Note: Where a page has multiple layouts (e.g. in a responsive design)
text spacing should be tested in each layout.

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Kindest regards,


Laura L. Carlson

Received on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 19:18:37 UTC