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Minimum contrast edge case?


From: Isabel Holdsworth
Date: Apr 19, 2018 3:03AM

Apologies but here's another "does this fail WCAG2" question? I really
appreciate you guys' time and wisdom in answering these, and hopefully
it'll clarify things for others as well.

I'm working on a web application that fails 1.4.3 (minimum contrast).
To get around this, they provide a tool that allows users to choose
from a whole host of colour schemes, some of which are conformant.

But in one particular scenario, the tool is hidden and each user's
colour preference is predefined and set at supervisor level and can't
be changed by the user.

It's frustrating that they've taken the ability to choose a colour
scheme away from the user, but I guess their alternative still passes
under sufficient technique G18 (
https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/G18.html ).

I think I've just answered my own question, but I'd really appreciate
your thoughts.