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Re: Safari Pinch Zoom for 1.4.4


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Oct 27, 2020 10:05AM

On 27/10/2020 15:42, glen walker wrote:
> I agree with Patrick with regards to testing 1.4.4 separately from 1.4.11
> but I don't use pinch/zoom to test 1.4.4. To me, that's not really
> resizing the text since it magnifies the entire viewport.

It still satisfies the ask of 1.4.4 - that the user is able to resize
the text. It doesn't normatively say that it's ONLY the text that the
user needs to be able to resize, in isolation.

> Nothing will get
> cut off or overlap if the viewport changes so it's kind of useless to prove
> 1.4.4 passes. I use it all the time, personally, but not in my testing.

But that's the thing - normatively, you're passing this pretty much
always, because the user is always able to resize to 200%. Authors would
have to do something really wild to break it (can't recall now if that's
the case, but I seem to remember some combinations of absolute
positioning and viewport size (vh/vw) measures may end up causing
issues, but it seems unlikely).

Patrick H. Lauke

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