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Re: whitespace, navigation links, styled divs

From: Julian <j@simweed.com>
Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2002 11:59:03 +0100
Message-ID: <000701c2405c$f1124330$e421c250@server>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> For a truly CSS compliant renderer, that is the same as if the span
> element didn't exist at all.

..and for users with both a truly css compliant browser and a screenreader
the span wouldn't appear and the links would run together. Good point David
and I shall stop doing it.

>I think you are abusing display:none to
> take advantage of bugs in it's implemnetation,

What's wrong with that? In principle I mean, not in relation to this
particular example which I concede is bad practice.

Julian

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, August 09, 2002 10:05 PM
Subject: Re: whitespace, navigation links, styled divs


>
> > I have done something similar to that; put a "." in a span after each
link
> > and style it to display:none. I don't think this causes any problems for
>
> For a truly CSS compliant renderer, that is the same as if the span
> element didn't exist at all.  I think you are abusing display:none to
> take advantage of bugs in it's implemnetation, or a correlation between
> browser that don't distinguish adjacent links and ones that don't
> support CSS2.
>
Received on Saturday, 10 August 2002 06:24:58 GMT

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