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Re: [EXTERNAL]Duration of Success message


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Dec 13, 2019 9:29AM

On 13/12/2019 09:52, Mark Magennis wrote:

> One of the SC's in that section is SC 2.2.1 Timing Adjustable and I wonder whether it fails that. It says "For each time limit that is set by the content". Is this a time limit that is set by the content? There are exceptions for real-time events and essential time limits but I doubt that either of them apply here.

Possibly of interest: wider question about notifications/toasts and
2.2.1 https://github.com/w3c/wcag/issues/976

> If this SC is failed, then remediating it requires you to either allow the user to turn off or adjust the time limit before encountering it, or issue a warning that it is about to expire and give the user the option of extending it. I can't imagine either of these solutions being acceptable in the situation described.

Alternatively, in this situation - though it would be quite a change -
the notification could happen *after* the reload/redirect, when the
homepage is displayed.

Or - simply not having the automatic redirect, but making the
notification show something the success message and a "Back to homepage"
link that they have to actively follow.

Patrick H. Lauke

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