* [PATCH 1/7] doc: design_www: more accessibility guidelines
@ 2015-09-04 2:18 7% ` Eric Wong
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From: Eric Wong @ 2015-09-04 2:18 UTC (permalink / raw)
Despite best intentions, things like strike-throughs and italics
won't render well and will harm accessibility.
Documentation/design_www.txt | 10 ++++++++++
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
diff --git a/Documentation/design_www.txt b/Documentation/design_www.txt
index b73a798..8763184 100644
@@ -59,6 +59,16 @@ variable-width fonts.
* No setting colors or font sizes, power to users to decide those.
+* Only one font type (fixed or variable) per page. This is for
+ accessibility, we must not blow certain elements out-of-proportion
+ when a reader increases font size.
+* Bold and underline elements are OK since they should render fine
+ regardless of chosen font and gracefully degrade if a display does
+ not support them. Italics and strike-through elements must be
+ avoided as they do not render well with some displays or user-chosen
never expect our readers to do either of the following:
a) read and audit all our code for on every single page load
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