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RE: CSS Parsed Unambiguously

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 08:59:41 -0500
To: "'Lisa Seeman'" <lisa@ubaccess.com>, "'WAI WCAG List'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <003001c68d5f$4b71b330$6401a8c0@NC6000BAK>

Thanks Lisa,

Changing a style sheet can also affect many pages already posted...  

Food for thought here. 


Gregg

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Lisa Seeman
> Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2006 3:53 AM
> To: Gregg Vanderheiden; 'WAI WCAG List'
> Subject: Re: CSS Parsed Unambiguously
> 
> 
> The problem:
> 
> -Most CSS style sheets on the web will not validate often 
> they can not be parsed unambiguously -Many CSS style sheet - 
> including valid ones - give a bit of a different affect on 
> different browsers -CSS is visual formatting information, So 
> from an accessibility standpoint a valid file that can be 
> parsed unambiguously is not a priority one type thing 
> -Changing and fiddling with the CSS file is a big job for the 
> author. When you change on thing, you need to retest in all 
> the different environments and stage things can happen....
> 
> Yet this seems to be level 1
> 
> All the best
> Lisa
> 
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Received on Sunday, 11 June 2006 13:59:56 GMT

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