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Re: color contrast on 60pt logo letters


From: Angela French
Date: Mar 29, 2013 9:30AM

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>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> >
>> > 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

My concern actually is that it is usable. I think it is, but then again I see pretty well - at least the big stuff like this.