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Re: CSS Parsed Unambiguously

From: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2006 09:30:10 +0200
To: "'WAI WCAG List'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20060610073010.GN7894@greytower.net>

On Sat, Jun 10, 2006 at 01:37:31AM -0500, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:

> I'm not sure I follow the question.

  I can rephrase:

   "Will a CSS file which is syntactically broken according to
    CSS 2.1, but which can be unambiguously parsed with the aid
    of section 4.2 of same, be able to meet the SC in question?"


  A syntactically broken CSS file may very well have accessibility
  impact - a discarded rule that lead to colour clashes that would
  not occur without errors is a straight-forward example.

  The second question is simply this: if the answer to the first
  question is "Yes", what, exactly, is measured?

  There can be no doubt what so ever that a broken CSS file can cause
  accessibility problems, so wouldn't a more reasonable approach be
  to require

    "The syntax of the CSS file must error free."

  or similar for the SC to be passed?


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