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Re: [EXT] Visible controls - Design canvas exception

From: Sarah Horton <sarah.horton@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2022 15:02:56 +0100
Cc: Jennifer Strickland <jstrickland@mitre.org>, Michael Gower <michael.gower@ca.ibm.com>, WCAG list <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CF5FDE9B-0901-447B-AAD6-F5E46FD81375@gmail.com>
To: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Thanks, Alastair.

I don’t think the guidelines need to define the indicator. 

WCAG doesn’t define the “other visual means” in Use of Color. There are examples and techniques, but it’s up to the designer to determine how to provide the information conveyed with color through another visual means.


> On Apr 12, 2022, at 2:35 PM, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com> wrote:
> > for each interactive thing I make, I need to provide another indicator of interactivity.
> But what counts as an indicator? 
> There were quite a few examples where the thing itself is thought to be sufficient, otherwise we are asking for icons on everything.
> That is the ambiguity we haven't cracked.
> Alastair 

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