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Re: SC 1.3.1 and virtual columns

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 00:02:10 +0000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <56676F82.4050006@splintered.co.uk>
On 08/12/2015 23:47, Phill Jenkins wrote:
> Your code does fail 1.3.2 *- Meaningful Sequence*
> http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/content-structure-separation-sequence.html#content-structure-separation-sequence-examples-head
>
> *Examples of Success Criterion 1.3.2*
>
>   * *Example 1:* In a multi-column document, the linear presentation of
>     the content flows from the top of a column to the bottom of the
>     column, then to the top of the next column.

No, it doesn't, if the layout is purely visual and not meaningful. If 
the block that's visually in the third column is self-contained, and 
makes sense whether it's read before or after the other two columns, 
then it doesn't "flow" from those other two columns.

P
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