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Re: Multiplier SCs (was agenda)

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2018 14:18:13 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpvcbvneR2jrpd1TrkszwHnLiK4Cni--PNqyvvAUN7HL_Kg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Cc: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@levelaccess.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Hi Alastair and all,

On 5/2/18, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com> 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.

<end quote>

Kindest regards,

[1] https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Allowing_for_Spacing_Override#Expected_Results

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 19:18:37 UTC

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