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Re: Need help with comment #10 (was Re: disposition of BAD comments)

From: Suzette Keith <S.Keith@mdx.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 12:05:21 +0000
To: Eric Eggert <w3c@yatil.de>, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Cc: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, BAD TF <public-wai-eo-badtf@w3.org>
Message-id: <CB3086DC.6BE6%s.keith@mdx.ac.uk>
Hi
I  am only a beginner and easily confused when it comes to creating a
website - but the beginner texts all use 'ul' then 'li' to create menus.
Does Firefox offer a better way to create a menu (list) with bullets
removed?
Suzette



On 09/01/2012 11:05, "Eric Eggert" <w3c@yatil.de> wrote:

>Hi Shadi,
>
>>> Comment #10: (3) list items not exposed properly in Firefox [5]
>>> Resolution: pending - looking into it
>>> Rationale: cannot replicate the issue on my setup
>>> [5] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2011OctDec/0105>
>>
>>
>> I'm not able to replicate this issue or find online resources about this
>> apparent bug. It could be because the list structure contains <div>,
>><span>,
>> and plain text nodes rather than only <li> elements.
>>
>> Does anyone have more information about this issue?
>
>This is a behavior that Firefox shows when the <li> has no visible
>bullet points. As I checked back with Marco Zehe of Mozilla it is a
>desired behavior, as they claim that it isnıt a list if there are no
>bullets. I donıt think thatıs a particularly good decision and I
>wonder if it is against UAAG, being not familiar with that spec my
>self.
>
>There is nothing we can do at this point, besides hacking in
>single-pixel-gifs as bullet points, but I think that would break other
>things.
>
>~Eric
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