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RE: [WAI_IG] Tooltips (was Nielsen's Latest ...)

From: P.H.Lauke <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 10:40:12 -0000
Message-ID: <3A1D23A330416E4FADC5B6C08CC252B98A421E@misnts6.mis.salford.ac.uk>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> I did suggest that more control by the page author would be 
> good (here?) a
> long time ago, and was told not to be a silly girl ;-)
> However, given how few people know how to change even simple 
> things like
> browser font size, how many fewer dig about in the desktop settings, I
> wonder?

I'd ride my usual argument of the onus also being on the users. If they
need big tooltips, they should learn how to change their OS settings so that
it makes them appear bigger (as this will not only then work in *your* page
- if there was more direct CSS control over such matters - but across all
applications and the OS itself).

Patrick H. Lauke
Webmaster / University of Salford
Received on Wednesday, 12 November 2003 05:41:25 UTC

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