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Re: The use of CSS

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <jay@peepo.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2000 14:46:31 -0000
Message-ID: <002c01bf8522$acbb46c0$cc459fd4@omnibook>
To: <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>
Cc: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>, "Sylvie Duchateau" <sduchate@hall.snv.jussieu.fr>
i am really enjoying my first experience of css.
it seems to be very stable on ie5.

that is after many hours of nothing, and really i mean nothing working.
tx



jay@peepo.com

Jonathan Chetwynd
special needs teacher and
web accessibility consultant.
----- Original Message -----
From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
To: <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Cc: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>; Sylvie Duchateau
<sduchate@hall.snv.jussieu.fr>
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2000 9:55 PM
Subject: Re: The use of CSS


> 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
> >
> >
> >--
> >Charles McCathieNevile    mailto:charles@w3.org    phone: +61 (0) 409 134
136
> >W3C Web Accessibility Initiative
http://www.w3.org/WAI
> >Location: I-cubed, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton VIC 3053
> >Postal: GPO Box 2476V, Melbourne 3001,  Australia
> >
> --
> Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
> Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
> World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
> MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 545 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
>
>
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