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Re: color contrast on 60pt logo letters


From: James Nurthen
Date: Mar 29, 2013 9:04AM

On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 3:33 PM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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.

Strictly speaking if you are concerned only with WCAG conformance then
logos meet WCAG whatever the contrast level as they have an exemption
within both 1.4.3 and 1.4.6