There was a W3C session called “Accessibility at the Edge“, essentially trying to tackle the technical aspects of accessibility overlays. I’ll add links to the session and video if & when that is published.
I just wanted to capture my main point:
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An article from Evan Minto did the rounds on Medium a while ago: "Pixels vs. Ems: Users DO Change Font Size", and I posted a couple of comments which I'd rather didn't disappear so I'll summarise them here.
I was listening to Shop Talk show 287, where Chris and Dave were wondering about the old mantras about text-sizing / media queries not being in pixels, I think I can help with this.
I’m one of the many people working on WCAG 2.1, and specifically with people …
There's an ongoing kerfuffle about DRM (Digital Rights Management) being implemented in browsers and whether the W3C should publish a standard ('recommendation') that provides access to DRM content.
An overview of the potential Graphics Contrast criteria for WCAG 2.1, and a request for examples.
There are some interesting discussions on customisation going on with the work on WCAG 2.1
, the much anticipated (I hope) update to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. This is a little inside-baseball, but I've tried to make it understandable for a wider accessibility-audience.
Shadi Abou-Zahra and Eric Velleman spoke about the "Website accessibility conformance evaluation methodology
" (WCAG-EM), i.e. how you test an entire website for accessibility.
Jeanne Spellman presents about ATAG version 2, which is at a critical stage in the W3C process. If you are interested in web-authoring tools, please read this.
A post came up in my feed called the BOMB in the GARDEN
by Matthew Butterick. I found it... frustrating. I don't think the solutions would help with the issues he raises.
Chris Mills at the Web Standards project posted up an open letter to the W3C
about the new "HTML5 logo
", which I commented on, but it seems comments are off. So here's what I wrote...