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RE: Nielsen's Latest Alertbox & a personal protest

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 15:05:44 +0000 (GMT)
To: <jon@hackcraft.net>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20031112150026.B1013-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 jon@hackcraft.net wrote:

> I fail to see why a user would want the font face and size for toolTips to be
> different with a web browser than with any other application, and hence I fail
> to see what's unfortuante about this.


So why do some browsers - especially MSIE - default to displaying document
text in a size that disagrees so violently with the user's desktop
settings?  That is the real crime against the Web, and why we are
plagued with so many illegible microfont pages.

Nick Kew
Received on Wednesday, 12 November 2003 15:49:29 UTC

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