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Re: Fw: Checkpoint 3.3

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 17:25:42 -0700
Message-Id: <4.1.19990716172327.0204e8c0@mail.idyllmtn.com>
To: "ADAM GUASCH-MELENDEZ" <ADAM.GUASCH@EEOC.GOV>
Cc: robneff@home.com, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, w3c-wai-eo@w3.org, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
At 07:06 AM 7/16/1999 , ADAM GUASCH-MELENDEZ wrote:
>In the case of the example you provided, your page appears to be fully 
>accessible, but it uses deprecated HTML elements to control the appearance 
>of the page. Here, CSS would be required. Or, simply strip out the 
>deprecated elements, and you're fine without CSS.

Question:  Is the page with CSS instead of the HTML more accessible,
less accessible, or equally accessible?  Can you explain exactly
how the accessibility has been noticeably improved in this case?

Note that there may be a choice between "having this look the
same in Netscape 3.0 and Netscape 4.0" and "making a very minor
increase in accessibility."  For some agencies or companies, the
tiny benefit is not worth the cost of losing support for Netscape
3.0.

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Kynn Bartlett                                    mailto:kynn@hwg.org
President, HTML Writers Guild                    http://www.hwg.org/
AWARE Center Director                          http://aware.hwg.org/
Received on Friday, 16 July 1999 20:37:04 GMT

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