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Re: SC 1.3.1 and virtual columns

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2015 22:22:05 +0000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <5667580D.1020108@splintered.co.uk>
On 08/12/2015 21:44, Oscar Cao wrote:
> The box container information is self-contained and will make sense
> wherever you place it. Thus, I didn’t bring up SC 1.3.2 (that talks
> about sequence). However, I am unsure if the positioning of the box
> information breaks SC 1.3.1. in regards to not being able to
> programmatically determine the visual position/location of the box
> container. Sighted users see it in column three, while AT users see it
> as the first thing.

If the box makes sense regardless of whether it's before or after the 
other two columns, then there's is no "relationship" here that is being 
conveyed implicitly by the visual position/location...so no, this is not 
a failure of 1.3.1, I'd say.

Patrick H. Lauke

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