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Re: User customization using a style sheet switcher and server side scripts.

From: <tina@greytower.net>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2003 15:53:39 +0100 (CET)
Message-Id: <200311051453.hA5Erd6v026166@asterix.andreasen.se>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

On  5 Nov, gez wrote:

>>   Firstly, it claims to serve text/html[*] -
>>   I'm looking at the content-type here - but the DOCTYPE
>>   claims XHTML 1.0 Strict and the *content* claims it is validated to
>>   XHTML 1.1.
> I assume you've viewed the site with a non-XML user agent such as Internet
> Explorer? I can only deliver XHTML 1.1 with a MIME type of

  You might have misunderstood my point. The content claims conformance
  to another standard *despite* the content negotiation. May I suggest
  changing that ?

> application/xhtml+xml to XML compliant user agents. To the rest, I serve
> XHTML 1.0 Strict with a MIME type of text/html. I'm not a huge fan of
> content negotiation, but until user agents catch up, I have no choice.

  Perhaps HTML 4.01 Strict would be an acceptable alternative.


>>   Secondly, it claims WCAG 1.0 'AAA' - which, if nothing else, the link
>>   texts should make clear it is not. When I look through the list of
>>   links in my UA, I can make neither head nor tail out of "1".
> I aim for level "AAA", and claiming conformance provides feedback that
> allows to me change things I've overlooked. You make a fair point about
> using numbers for links, as they require the word page before them. I'll
> update it. Thanks for your feedback

  Perhaps "Archive" would be better.

>>   I think we should all try to be examples. Please ?
> Like greytower.net? :-)

  Did the mailing-list server clip off the bottom of my mail ? I'm
  sorry. Are therer any feedback you'd like to give us for the ongoing
  restoration project of greytower.net ?

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