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Re: color contrast on 60pt logo letters

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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

Regards,
James