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RE: The use of CSS

From: Helle BjarnÝ <hbj@visinfo.dk>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2000 12:08:24 +0100
Message-ID: <51657A7817A7D3119023009027DE005101173D@VIISNY>
To: "W3c-Wai-Eo (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Good idea. 

Helle


OnMarch 2. Judy wrote:
Another question for the Myth FAQ.

Judy

At 05:15 PM 3/1/00 -0500, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>Often this argument is simply false - many browsers also do not support
Java
>or Javascript or animation effects or frames or many other effects.
>
>It is important to use things in a way which means they do not break down
for
>some people. So using CSS for layout control needs to be done in such a way
>that a browser which does not support CSS will still provide an appropriate
>layout.
>
>Many browsers do support CSS. Netscape, Internet Explorer, Emacs-W3, Opera,
>Neoplanet, the ICE browser component, Mozilla, and others all provide good
>support. And if people are using a browser that doesn't, such as
Braillesurf,
>lynx, very old versions of Explorer/Netscape, etc then it is very likely to
>be because they don't care about layout presentation.
>
>Charles McCN
>
>On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, Sylvie Duchateau wrote:
>
>  Hello all,
>  We recently recommended to a webmaster to use the CSS for the layout of
his
>  site.
>  He answerded he could not take this recommendation into acount because
many
>  browsers do not support CSS.
>  What should we argue to convince him to use them.
>  Thank you in advance
>  Sylvie Duchateau
> 
>
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