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Re: background-image in CSS

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 09:26:25 -0500 (EST)
To: Ineke van der Maat <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>
cc: Harry Woodrow <harrry@email.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0201180923540.5593-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, Ineke van der Maat wrote:

> Hello Harry,
> 
> Look at my poemsite http://home.zonnet.nl/ineke.maat
> 
> I use for the whole site a  very special background-image  (it is part of a tree-image)  only for getting an effect. The real
> background of that page  is white and the background-image has nothing to do with  the content of that  page....or am I wrong?????

don't people with screen readers have a right to the "effect" you think is
usefull for some people but not others.   Why the difference?  Do you
think that visually impaired folks cannot get an "effect" or that they
don't deserve that "effect"??????

> I don't see what you see

nor can you hear what I see

> but you are also not me.
> So when you see the same as me
> are you still you or are you  me?

Bob


> 
> Greetings
> Ineke
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Harry Woodrow" <harrry@email.com>
> To: "Ineke van der Maat" <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>; "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>; <jason@bartsite.com>; <jon@spinsol.com>;
> <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 6:06 PM
> Subject: RE: background-image in CSS
> 
> 
> > You said used to get an effect....isn't the effect then content?
> >
> > Harry WOodrow
> >
> >
> >
> 

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