W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > October to December 2001

Re: CSS Visibility & Display

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 07:47:27 -0800
Message-Id: <a05100301b8217cf596f7@[10.0.1.17]>
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 7:25 AM +0000 11/21/01, David Woolley wrote:
>  >
>>  So would the appropriate behavior (per W3C spec) be for the screen reader
>>  (audio user agent) to ignore the visibility: hidden property and thus read
>>  the text (unless is was also set at speak: none), or ignore the text?
>
>display and visibility are for the visual media class only, so those
>attributes should be ignored by audio user agents, i.e. the content
>should be rendered normally.

Untrue.  Visibility, as you say, is only for visual media, but Display
is clearly marked as "all" media in the CSS2 spec.

--Kynn

-- 
Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
http://www.kynn.com/
Received on Wednesday, 21 November 2001 11:05:52 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 19 July 2011 18:13:58 GMT