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Re: WCAG 2.2 status - Icon Description

From: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 09:36:07 +0000
To: "Abma, J.D. (Jake)" <Jake.Abma@ing.com>
CC: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>, WCAG list <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5D2826B4-EB59-4CF5-BAA2-0543DCFE9CE8@nomensa.com>
> How to distinguish between an icon that 'is' the label, and an icon ALSO added to the label, but without the icon would still make sense?

I think you just distinguished them!

If an icon has text and it would make sense when removed, it is not in scope. An icon can be part of a label, but it has to be the label to be in scope.


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