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Re: www.w3.org/P3P/ accessibility

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 09:00:33 -0400
Message-ID: <3BA896F1.EEB325C@w3.org>
To: John Walsh <John.Walsh@nottingham.ac.uk>
CC: site-comments@w3.org, rigo@w3.org
John Walsh wrote:
> Currently, one of the most annoying inaccessibility trends on the web is the use of CSS to restrict the displayed font size to whatever the page 'designer' deems is appropriate, i.e. by using absolute font sizes. Although it is the case that W3C have been very slow to pick-up on this trend, I am still amazed to find the 'Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) Project' practicing said dumb designers inaccessibility trick! See http://www.w3.org/P3P/


Thank you for the comments. I will forward them to the maintainer of
that page and request that relative font size units be deployed.

 - Ian
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