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Re: Using preformatted text or excluding preformatting text as an exception to no two dimensional scrolling as failure for Reflow 1.4.10

From: Joshue O Connor - InterAccess <josh@interaccess.ie>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:31:58 +0000
Message-ID: <5C507FFE.5020507@interaccess.ie>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
CC: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> On 29/01/2019 14:30, Joshue O Connor - InterAccess wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is there any progress on the potential Failure "Using preformatted 
>> text or excluding preformatting text as an exception to no two 
>> dimensional scrolling". [1]
>>
>> I find this really difficult to parse - can anyone explain the 
>> thinking behind this one to me please?
>>
>> [1] https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/Understanding/reflow.html
>
> I'm guessing the failure per se is the use of preformatted text, with 
> the addition of wrongly thinking that it might be something that's 
> valid to exclude as being required to reflow? And that in the end, the 
> failure will be retitled to just "Using preformatted text" with a 
> clear indication in the prose of the failure that no, it doesn't count 
> automatically as an exemption?
Go you.. I'm still confused but somewhat reassured that someone I know 
does understand it :-)
>
> P


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Joshue O Connor
Director | InterAccess.ie
Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 16:33:19 UTC

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