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RE : RE : Call for feedback on accessible DHTML menus

From: yoan SIMONIAN <yoan.simonian@snv.jussieu.fr>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 18:32:37 +0200
Message-Id: <200309101632.h8AGWKIs070571@drum.snv.jussieu.fr>
To: "'James Craig'" <work@cookiecrook.com>, "'WAI Mailing list (E-mail)'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

>That's not turning off CSS, that's Internet Explorer's way to turn off
/some/ CSS (fonts >and colors, not positioning). Use the "Toggle CSS" 
>link in the page to turn off all CSS and you'll see that it's fine without

I'm not OK with that, we work with a lot of partialy sight people and they
use this option to put there own CSS like i did (on my first mail join

>Does anyone have a good solution for overcoming that setting in IE? The
problem is that 
>since it turns off background color CSS, but not CSS positioning, the text
can overlap 
>and be hard to read.

W3C say that accessibility is to provide accessible content whith any
browsers, options ... IE is the use bowser and lot of people use it.
And we know a lot of partialy sight people for example that use IE with
accessibility options on.
With opera 6 the menu does not appear dynamically.
Same with phoenix.

>With this IE setting, I don't know that /any/ DHTML menus could overcome
the noted 
>problem. However, one of the things we may provide is a basic user style
sheet for 
>download. This is a much better solution than IE's weak CSS control.

I'm OK with that, on our training when people ask : do you have a accessible
DHTML menu we unfortunately always say no. There is good one but never
Received on Wednesday, 10 September 2003 12:32:28 UTC

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