Re: [EXT] Re: Focus not "obscured" to "overlapped"


From: Todd Libby <>
Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 8:48 AM
To: Alastair Campbell <>, WCAG list ( <>
Subject: [EXT] Re: Focus not "obscured" to "overlapped"


Todd Libby

On Wed, Aug 24, 2022 at 04:58, Alastair Campbell <<>> wrote:
Hi everyone,

The last (very last, I hope) potentially normative issue on WCAG 2.2 is:

Summary: Is it leaving a hole that the component/indicator could be behind a semi-opaque layer?

If so, should we change the SC to talk about overlapping instead of obscuring?

E.g. When a <a>user interface component</a> receives keyboard focus, the component is not entirely overlapped by author-created content.

That means opacity doesn’t figure into the scope, if it overlaps it overlaps.

That change is implemented in:

Does that work? Any objections?


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