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Re: color contrast on 60pt logo letters


From: Jared Smith
Date: Mar 28, 2013 4:33PM

On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 4:15 PM, Angela French < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Does anyone know of a checker I might use that would take into account such large letters?

I think the best one is between your ears. A quick glance and a bit of
common sense should readily indicate if the logo has sufficient
contrast or not.

If you're concerned with WCAG conformance, they treat all large text
the same, and in this case the colors would not meet the minimal
threshold for AAA. So you can either adjust the colors to meet the
threshold, or if it looks like it it has sufficient contrast, just
leave it and move on to more important matters.

Orange (particularly your shades of burnt orange) is very difficult to
fit into the WCAG requirements. I often joke that the guy that wrote
the WCAG formula was clearly not a University of Texas fan.