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RE: AGWG Meeting Minutes for Tuesday, May 28, 2019

From: Abma, J.D. (Jake) <Jake.Abma@ing.com>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 06:47:25 +0000
To: "'Patrick H. Lauke'" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9623014bde2f43a1844c66b0e0034290@SU8000007192.ad.ing.net>
I suggested this one and Michael Gower said he proposed one for 2.2

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick H. Lauke [mailto:redux@splintered.co.uk] 
Sent: dinsdag 28 mei 2019 23:43
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Subject: Re: AGWG Meeting Minutes for Tuesday, May 28, 2019

On 28/05/2019 22:35, Detlev Fischer wrote:
> I read the minutes and the resolution:
>  1. The WG intended that path-based gestures in 2.5.1 does not include
>     gestures that only depend on the start and end points.
>     <https://www.w3.org/2019/05/28-ag-minutes.html#resolution01>
> I could not be on the call today to put in my -1. So it goes. I can 
> live with that resolution, but find it troublesome. My point remains 
> that to drag, you need to perform the MOTION of dragging, so you do 
> not ONLY depend on start and end point. As I said before, the 
> exception from
> 2.1.1 is ill-fitting as a reference because it was never meant to 
> cover operational path-based gestures. It now entitles authors to use 
> control sliders WITHOUT single point alternatives whenever dragging is 
> not strictly directional (which, narrowly interpreted, would be as 
> soon as your gesture veers outside a very narrow band - 5 px perhaps?
> Technically, you would then pass.) I think we are failing users that 
> need single point activation on things like control sliders. But I am 
> aware that I am repeating myself and will shut up now.

So...do we need a new SC for WCAG 2.2 about single-pointer activation not involving any movement of the pointer whatsoever?

Patrick H. Lauke

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