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Re: Safari Pinch Zoom for 1.4.4


From: glen walker
Date: Oct 27, 2020 4:55PM

On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:05 AM Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> 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.

No, I get that. I'm familiar with normative vs not. All I'm saying is
that my personal opinion is that pinch zoom isn't really a text resize. I
don't think the browser is notified of a pinch/zoom so there's no chance
for the page to behave badly and overlap or clip elements. Does it make
the text bigger? Absolutely. Is it considered "resize text"? Perhaps my
pedantic definition of "resize" is flawed but I don't think so. But I'm
happy with my definition and will continue to use it. It doesn't bother me
if others don't agree.