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Re: Technique 3.4.A [priority 2] Check document for relative or absolute units.

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 18:47:20 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org
actually, Michael suggest two techniques. one for HTML and the other for CSS.

I have kept them as one, but also added the "ex" unit.


At 06:28 PM 1/26/00 , you wrote:
>reworded based on michael's suggestions:
>Technique 3.4.A [priority 2] Check document for relative or absolute units.
>Discussion Status:
>awaiting discussion
>For any HTML element defined to take a %LENGTH, %PIXELS, %MULTILENGTH, or 
>%MULTILENGTHS, a validated value should either end with "%" or begin with 
>"+" or "-" or use the "em" unit.
>Exception: "width" and "height" attributes of IMG elements.
>Example Language:
>This element uses absolute units of measure rather than relative units of 
>Repair Technique:
>Allow user to change the units of measure.
>Test Files and Discussion Files:
>wendy a chisholm
>world wide web consortium
>web accessibility initiative
>madison, wi usa
>tel: +1 608 663 6346

wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
madison, wi usa
tel: +1 608 663 6346
Received on Wednesday, 26 January 2000 18:45:38 UTC

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