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Re: css abuse

From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 09:39:56 -0400
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To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org
Cc: asgilman@access.digex.net
>The meaning CSS assigns directly is the presentation behavior.  The way to
>have a verbal common reference point for the visual and aural styling is to
>use good mnemonics as the class names in the HTML that the styles select on.

But does the User agent have access to those names?  And even if it did,
wouldn't it be better to have access to descriptions that are independent
of the names?  Otherwise, it would be like having mnemonics as file names
for images instead of ALT text.
Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
Institute on Disabilities/UAP, and
Department of Electrical Engineering
Temple University

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